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.

What is all the fuss about? Changes to Kentucky’s sales tax code

As we reflect on the recent Kentucky sales tax changes, we do not see significant impacts targeted at the energy-related industries. However, the sales tax points raised below should help all companies, including those in [...]

July 26th, 2018|Energy & Natural Resources|

2018 Kentucky Small Business Tax Credits

Kentucky small businesses that add one or more employees, 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 [...]

July 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

Environmental Changes Impacting the Restaurant and Convenience Store Industries

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 [...]

July 12th, 2018|Risk Management, Uncategorized|

Qualified opportunity zones: Opportunities for growth

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 [...]

July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Bonus depreciation: How TCJA changes can impact your business

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 [...]

July 9th, 2018|Tax, Uncategorized|

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

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, [...]

June 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Healthcare: Mitigate Your Risk for Potential Opioid Fraud

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 [...]

June 29th, 2018|Healthcare|

Farewell to Three Retiring Directors

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 [...]

June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Team Member Spotlight: Jason Whitaker

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 [...]

June 23rd, 2018|Technology|

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

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 [...]

June 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|