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What is all the fuss about? Changes to Kentucky’s sales tax code

As we reflect on the recent Kentucky sales tax changes, we do not see significant impacts targeted at the energy-related industries. However, the sales tax points raised below should help all companies, including those in [...]

July 26th, 2018|Energy & Natural Resources|

2018 Business Risks and Opportunities Within the Mining Industry

Here are the key risks and opportunities for 2018: Technological Modernization Investment in mining technology has lagged behind the technological advancements of other sectors. These advancements range from automated production and data analysis [...]

January 29th, 2018|Energy & Natural Resources|

Electric Co-Operatives Forge Ahead

Here are the key risks and opportunities for 2018: Cybersecurity and Big Data Co-operatives can be proactive by implementing effective controls to prevent and detect cyber-crime. A successful cybersecurity campaign includes educating employees of [...]

January 16th, 2018|Energy & Natural Resources, Uncategorized|

Tax Relief for Marginal Well Producers

Do you need to amend your income tax return? Article by Bert Layne, CPA, Manager of Tax Services Natural gas producers and investors in the Appalachian Basin have been disappointed for a number of years [...]

October 18th, 2017|Energy & Natural Resources|

Dean Dorton Named 4th Best Place to Work in Kentucky

Last night, the annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky awards ceremony was held at the Lexington Convention Center, where the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management announced this [...]

Employee vs. Contractor

Third party relationships have become more important as companies look to leverage outside expertise. As relationships evolve, management needs to keep a close eye to determine if the third party contractor has become [...]

IRS Extends 1095-C and 1095-B Deadline

In November, the IRS extended the deadline for employers to furnish Forms 1095-C and/or 1095-B to employees and covered individuals. The forms, which are required under the Affordable Care Act’s employer reporting mandate, are [...]

Bill Kohm Appointed to the Reclamation Guaranty Fund Commission

Bill Kohm, Director of Assurance Services, was appointed to serve on the Reclamation Guaranty Fund Commission for the Commonwealth of Kentucky by Governor Matt Bevin. Bill will represent certified public accountants, serving a term expiring July [...]

December 19th, 2016|Energy & Natural Resources|

Accounting & Ethics Update Recap

On November 16, Dean Dorton provided its 12th version of the annual Accounting and Ethics Update. The firm utilized 17 presenters over nine sessions that covered a variety of topics from the latest in nonprofit reporting [...]

What You Should Know About the Updated I-9 Form

On Monday, November 14, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the anticipated new Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) that replaces the current version, which expired on March 31 of this year. [...]