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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 [...]

National Manufacturing Outlook Survey

You are invited to participate in our first Dean Dorton – Leading Edge Alliance Global National Manufacturing Survey. This project is part of our efforts to serve you as a true strategic business advisor and [...]

By | October 6th, 2016|Manufacturing & Distribution|

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 [...]

Leadership Louisville Class of 2017 Welcomes Lance Mann

Lance Mann, Director of Assurance Services, is one of 60 emerging leaders inducted into the Leadership Louisville Class of 2017. Managed by the Leadership Louisville Center, this 36-year-old program allows a diverse group of professional [...]

By | July 20th, 2016|Manufacturing & Distribution, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Economic Health in the Manufacturing Sector

JPMorgan’s Global Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) is a measurement of economic health in the manufacturing sector that is produced through surveying private producers in several countries worldwide. An index figure of 50.0 indicates that [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Manufacturing & Distribution|

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 [...]