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About deandorton

Dean Dorton is a leading Kentucky-based regional accounting firm with a storied history of serving the needs of the surrounding community. We blend innovative business thinking, attentive personal service and an unyielding commitment to accuracy, quality and timeliness providing world-class expertise to our clients.

Safeguarding Data: Are You Really Prepared for a Cyberattack?

By: Jason Miller “Cybersecurity” has become a buzzword over the last couple of years, especially with more cybersecurity attacks against large companies or corporations that are recognizable by name, but have you [...]

April 2nd, 2018|Technology|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: 21% Federal Corporate Tax Rate Impact on Business Value

Stock market analysts and commentators have credited the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act with boosting market prices during late 2017 and early 2018. As we have discussed in previous articles, the tax code reform [...]

April 1st, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Dean Dorton Named Top Firm in Southeast and Firm to Watch by Accounting Today

Dean Dorton was recently named as a Top Firm in the Southeast again along with being named to the "Beyond the Top 100: Firms to Watch" list by Accounting Today. "It's an exciting time at [...]

March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

New Data Protection Standards That Could Impact Higher Education Institutions

Did you know that most higher education institutions will be required to meet new data protection standards starting May 25, 2018? The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will affect institutions that recruit EU [...]

March 20th, 2018|Higher Education|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Qualified Business Income Deduction, Part 3

In the first two parts of this Tax Cuts and Jobs Act QBI deduction series, we discussed the computation of the deduction and the businesses and income that qualified for the deduction. In Part 3, [...]

March 15th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact for Real Estate, Vol. 5

The fifth and final installment is somewhat of a smorgasbord of information that is relevant to the real estate industry, but not as tax law intensive as our previous installments. Like-kind exchanges [...]

March 12th, 2018|Real Estate, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Best Bets 2017 Winners Announced

Business growth throughout Kentucky is critical to the continued expansion of Kentucky's economy and vital to job creation throughout the Commonwealth. In conjunction with The Lane Report, Dean Dorton is proud to recognize the [...]

March 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Qualified Business Income Deduction, Part 2

In Part 1 of this Tax Cuts and Jobs Act QBI deduction series, we discussed the computation of the deduction and the limitations on the deduction based on wages, property, and taxable income. In Part [...]

March 7th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Impact for Real Estate, Vol. 4

In our fourth installment, we will discuss the new expansion of the limitation on the deduction of interest expense. For tax periods beginning after December 31, 2017, the limitation has been expanded to include [...]

March 5th, 2018|Real Estate, Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: Qualified Business Income Deduction Part 1

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes a new deduction for individual business owners who conduct their activities through a sole proprietorship, partnership, or S corporation. Trusts and estates are also eligible to claim [...]

February 28th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act|