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About deandorton

Dean Dorton is a leading Kentucky-based regional accounting firm with a storied history of serving the needs of the surrounding community. We blend innovative business thinking, attentive personal service and an unyielding commitment to accuracy, quality and timeliness providing world-class expertise to our clients.

Should I Prepay My Property Tax?

We have received several calls this week about prepaying 2018 property tax by December 31, 2017 in light of the cap on deductibility of those taxes that will be in place for 2018. Kentucky does not have [...]

December 28th, 2017|Tax|

Tax-Exempt Implications of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

By Allison Carter, CPA The current bill for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was signed by President Trump on Friday, has several provisions impacting tax-exempt organizations. Below is a brief overview of [...]

December 28th, 2017|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Federal Tax Reform as of December 20, 2017 – Equine Industry Focus

By Jen Shah, CPA · Equine Industry Team Leader Federal tax reform is upon us and, while most provisions in the current bill are effective for calendar years beginning in 2018, there [...]

December 20th, 2017|Equine, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

New Year, New Revenue Recognition Considerations

When do you recognize revenue from contracts with customers? What was once an easy question to answer is now one that will soon require a multi-step analysis. For private entities, Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2014-09 [...]

December 19th, 2017|Construction|

Swing Bed Reimbursement Cuts at Critical Access Hospitals Proposed Again

The House’s latest Medicare extenders bill, proposed by Rep. Kevin Brady, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, would extend several Medicare payment provisions sought by rural hospitals. Medicare payment programs such as the Medicare [...]

December 11th, 2017|Healthcare|

Doug Dean Inducted Into Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame

On May 24, 2018, Doug Dean will be inducted into Junior Achievement's Bluegrass Business Hall of Fame. The late William R. Embry, Jr., Lillian H. Press, and Austin J. Simms will also be inducted. [...]

December 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|

House and Senate Tax Bills Have Passed the First Hurdle

On November 16, 2017, the Republican-led House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in a 227-205 vote. The Republican-led Senate passed their own version of tax reform on December 2, 2017 by [...]

December 6th, 2017|Tax|

Jim Tencza is Named New Louisville Market Leader

Dean Dorton has named Jim Tencza as Louisville Market Leader, effective October 1. In this role, Jim will direct the strategy and operations of Dean Dorton’s Louisville office. Jim will succeed Gwen Tilton who [...]

December 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Team Member Spotlight: Mike Harbold

Focus Area: State and local tax Years with Dean Dorton: 10 Years in Accounting Industry: 24 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: Walking into an empty Louisville office 10 years ago (when we grew into the Louisville market) [...]

November 29th, 2017|Tax, Uncategorized|

Employee Corruption Fraud…

...What's the Big Deal? Issued by AICPA FLS Fraud Task Force Lead Author: Elizabeth Woodward, CPA/CFF Corruption is defined as “dishonest or illegal behavior, especially by powerful people such as government officials or police [...]

November 9th, 2017|Forensic Accounting|