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2018 Kentucky Small Business Tax Credits

July 23rd, 2018|

Kentucky small businesses that added employee, equipment,or technology in the past 24 months may qualify for a tax credit of up to $25,000 on their 2018 tax return through the Kentucky Small Business [...]

Environmental Changes Impacting the Restaurant and Convenience Store Industries

July 12th, 2018|

For the professionals and companies in the restaurant and convenience store industries, how are you adapting to the changing environmental landscape? A lot is at stake with these new developments; Losing customers to [...]

Qualified opportunity zones: Opportunities for growth

July 10th, 2018|

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes a new section of the tax code that allows taxpayers to take advantage of a new investment vehicle called a qualified opportunity fund. This fund is organized [...]

Bonus depreciation: How TCJA changes can impact your business

July 9th, 2018|

You are probably aware that late last year, The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) made substantial alterations to the tax laws, resulting in sweeping changes to individuals and businesses. Although not specifically addressing the [...]

The Supreme Court’s Decision on Wayfair Could Impact Your Business

June 29th, 2018|

What do you mean, the Supreme Court's decision on Wayfair could impact my business? I don't need furniture. On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in a case called South Dakota v. Wayfair, [...]

Healthcare: Mitigate Your Risk for Potential Opioid Fraud

June 29th, 2018|

The OIG recently announced that the 2018 National Health Care Fraud Takedown was the largest in history, focused on opioid diversion and abuse. Organizations which prescribe, dispense, or otherwise maintain investments in opioid or opioid containing [...]

Farewell to Three Retiring Directors

June 27th, 2018|

C.S. Lewis once said, "You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream." With that thought in mind, with mixed emotions we announce that three of our directors are retiring on June [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Jason Whitaker

June 23rd, 2018|

Focus Area: Technology Years with Dean Dorton: 1.08 Years in Accounting Industry: 22 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: Everyone has been welcoming and friendly! Biggest firm accomplishment: I started an Aruba Networks sales and consulting practice within the firm's [...]

Lance Mann Selected for Louisville Business First’s Forty Under 40

June 14th, 2018|

We are proud to announce that Lance Mann, Director of Assurance Services, has been selected for Louisville Business First's 2018 Forty Under 40 awards program. Lance is one of 40 Louisville-area professionals selected from a [...]

Erica Horn is Selected to Leadership Kentucky 2018

June 8th, 2018|

Erica Horn, Associate Director of Tax Services, is one of 55 leaders selected from a large pool of applicants to be part of the 2018 Leadership Kentucky program. Leadership Kentucky, founded in 1985, [...]

Nonprofit Financial Board Book powered by GuideStar

May 8th, 2018|

Improving financial health and sustainability Sage Intacct, the innovation and customer satisfaction leader in cloud financial management, and GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information, are working together to improve the financial health [...]

The TCJA’s changes to individual income taxation

April 20th, 2018|

By Erica Horn, CPA, JD While it is possible you missed it, it's doubtful. The first major reform of the federal tax code in 30 years was enacted into law at the end of [...]

Are You Still Independent?

April 20th, 2018|

New ethics interpretation on data-hosting services By Jason Miller Are you currently providing a service that will soon impair your independence? Are you currently providing a service that will soon impair your [...]

We’re a Best Place to Work for 14 Consecutive Years!

April 19th, 2018|

On Tuesday, 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 year’s winners. Nearly [...]

2018 Higher Education: Current Issues and Trends

April 19th, 2018|

Event Recap Friday, March 23 marked a day of dynamic discussions in the local and regional higher education industry at our fourth annual Higher Education Training Day: Current Issues and Trends. Topics throughout the [...]