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Dean Dorton Launches State-of-the-Art Outsourced Accounting Service

We're excited to announce a new service line, Dean Dorton accounting and financial outsourcing (Dean Dorton AFO) for back office and accounting solutions. We recognize the increase in demand for collaborative cloud-based applications for both business [...]

Federal Overtime Regulations for Thoroughbred Businesses

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released its final regulations, issuing changes to Part 541, which govern certain overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for executive, administrative, professional, computer, and outside sales [...]

By | June 23rd, 2016|Equine|

Maximizing Investment Value

In our last newsletter, Determining and Increasing Business Value, we discussed the three primary approaches to valuing a business. We described how value hinges on projected cash flows and risks associated with achieving them. And, we [...]

How Many Employees Does Your Business Have for Affordable Care Act Purposes?

It seems like a simple question: How many full-time workers does your business employ? But, when it comes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the answer can be complicated. The number of workers you employ [...]

The Red Flag Report

In today's regulatory environment, companies must be proactive in addressing environmental and safety concerns. A third-party hotline encourages disclosure of critical issues and protects both the company and its employees. Voluntary Protection Program Act OSHA's [...]

Final Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overtime Regulations Released

Today the Department of Labor (DOL) finally released  their much-anticipated overtime rule. This new regulation has been put in place to transform mid-level, salaried FLSA-exempt positions into hourly, non-exempt, overtime-eligible positions. Listed below are the key [...]

Top 10 Fraud Risk Considerations for Equine Businesses

Elizabeth Woodward, Director of Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support, and Nick Lynch, Associate Director of Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support Services, recently presented on fraud risk considerations at the University of Kentucky's National Conference on Equine [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Equine, Forensic Accounting|

Why It’s Time to Start Tax Planning for 2016

Now that the April 18 income tax filing deadline has passed, it may be tempting to set aside any thought of taxes until year end is approaching. But don’t succumb. For maximum tax savings, now [...]

What 2015 Tax Records Can You Toss Once You’ve Filed Your Return?

The short answer is: none. You need to hold on to all of your 2015 tax records for now. But this is a great time to take a look at your records for previous tax [...]

Report to the Nations

Organizations face numerous risks to their success every day including regulatory risk, economic risk, disaster risk, supply-chain risk, and technology risk, just to name a few. Fraud risk is universally one of the risks faced [...]