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Energy Efficient Tax Incentives

The Energy Policy Act of 2005 was enacted to provide immediate tax savings opportunities for energy efficient improvements. For commercial buildings, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 allows for a tax deduction of up to $1.80 [...]

Crowdfunding: Issues and Limitations

You may have been interested in or may have contributed to funding campaigns on sites such as Kickstarter. There are a number of fundamental issues relating to crowdfunding – is your payment a gift to the [...]

Key Provisions of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act

Congress finally passed an extenders package that includes some key tax provisions that go beyond 2015. While there are numerous provisions, the ones we are frequently asked about include: Section 179 deduction for up to $500,000 of [...]

Rising Healthcare Costs…What Can I Do?

Most companies want to provide their employees with the best medical benefit coverage; however, healthcare costs and the cost of medical insurance continue to increase. One way to help reduce your costs is a dependent [...]

State of the National Manufacturing Industry

Dean Dorton, through our alliance with RSM, has access to many resources to assist us in serving our clients. One such resource is the Manufacturing & Distribution Monitor Report, which is an annual report based [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Manufacturing & Distribution|

Dynamic Times for U.S. Convenience Stores

Owners need to monitor the following risk areas to stay competitive in 2016: Cybersecurity Social Media Volatility of Gas Prices Mobile Technologies Food Service Competition Wage Rates Regulation Compliance Asset Theft Changing Demographics Increased Fuel-Efficiency [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Manufacturing & Distribution, Risk Management, Tax, Uncategorized|

Department of Labor Communication with Plan Administrators

In November, the Department of Labor (DOL) began sending emails to plan sponsors alerting them of the importance of obtaining a quality audit from a qualified and experienced CPA firm. The timing of the DOL [...]

Dean Dorton Merges with Barr Anderson & Roberts, PSC

Dean Dorton Allen Ford, PLLC (Dean Dorton) has expanded its presence in Kentucky by merging in Barr Anderson & Roberts, PSC (BAR), a long-standing CPA and advisory firm located in Lexington, KY. The merger will be [...]

Five Tips for Manufacturers to Protect Against Company Data Theft

Cyber criminals have been around for quite some time and continue to make our lives challenging. As you continually see in the news headlines, there are many forms of criminal activity occurring through the use [...]

By | November 24th, 2015|Manufacturing & Distribution, Technology|