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.

Erica Horn is Selected to Leadership Kentucky 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, [...]

June 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Nonprofit Financial Board Book powered by GuideStar

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 [...]

May 8th, 2018|Nonprofit & Government|

The TCJA’s changes to individual income taxation

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 [...]

April 20th, 2018|Tax, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Uncategorized|

Are You Still Independent?

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 [...]

April 20th, 2018|Technology, Uncategorized|

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

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 [...]

April 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|

2018 Higher Education: Current Issues and Trends

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 [...]

April 19th, 2018|Higher Education|

Team Member Spotlight: Megan Herde Crane

Industry: Higher Education Years with Dean Dorton: 9 Years in Accounting Industry: 9 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: The wide range of skills, talents, and expertise of my colleagues; not a day goes by that I don’t [...]

April 13th, 2018|Higher Education|

No One Would Be Interested in My Data!

“No one would be interested in my data.” Nothing could be further from the truth! Announced in late March, the Department of Justice filed criminal charges and sanctions against nine Iranian hackers accused of compromising [...]

April 4th, 2018|data, Technology|

Kentucky General Assembly Passes Significant Changes to Kentucky’s Tax Code

After vigorous debate on the floors of both the Kentucky Senate and House of Representatives, on Monday, April 2, the General Assembly passed the Free Conference Committee Substitute for HB 366. The bill, which [...]

April 3rd, 2018|Tax|

The Need for Speed: Is Your Business’ Close Process a Headache?

By: Jason Miller Your business is succeeding and possibly growing, with more customers and increasing revenue streams. Congratulations! Life is good. Or is it? A recent Aberdeen study found that 64 [...]

April 2nd, 2018|Technology|