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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. [...]

It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like 1986

Whether you’re happy or not about the outcome of Tuesday’s election, now that we know we have Republicans in the White House, both houses of Congress, the governorship and the state legislature, it’s time [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Crissy Fiscus

Industry Team: Colleges & Universities Years with Dean Dorton: 21 Years in the Higher Education Industry: 15 Favorite memory about Dean Dorton: The opportunity to work directly with the firm founders and other owners during my first five [...]

By | October 18th, 2016|Higher Education|

Why ITT Tech Closed its Doors

By: Crissy Fiscus ITT Technical Institute is the latest school to close its doors after significant sanctions were placed upon the institution by the Department of Education (ED). ITT received a letter from the Department [...]

By | September 26th, 2016|Higher Education|

Prepaid Tuition vs. College Savings: Which Type of 529 Plan is Better?

Section 529 plans provide a tax-advantaged way to help pay for college expenses. Here are just a few of the benefits: Although contributions aren’t deductible for federal purposes, plan assets can grow tax-deferred. Some states [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Higher Education, Tax|

Webinar: Avoiding Pitfalls in Federal Student Aid

Colleges and universities across the nation are being monitored closely amidst closings of high-profile institutions such as ITT Technical Institute and St. Catharine College, to name a few. Join us for a webinar in [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Higher Education|

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 [...]

Changes to Nonprofit Accounting and Reporting

As a result of FASB’s project to enhance the usability of Not-for-Profit (NFP) entities financial statements and the associated notes to those financial statements, FASB released ASU 2016-14, Not-for-Profit Entities (Topic 958): Presentation [...]

By | August 24th, 2016|Healthcare, Higher Education, Nonprofit & Government|

Kentucky Sales Tax Exemption for Nonprofit LLCs

The Kentucky General Assembly recently passed legislation, in effect August 1, 2016, to exempt disregarded single-member limited liability companies wholly-owned by IRC 501(c)(3) organizations from Kentucky sales and use tax on their purchases. Prior to [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|Healthcare, Higher Education, Nonprofit & Government, Tax|

Dean Dorton Gives Back to the University of Kentucky and Lexington Business Community

Meet the Players Bill Kohm, audit director for Dean Dorton and a 1996 University of Kentucky (UK) graduate, has led more than 20 UK accounting students through real-world internal audit projects over the past [...]