What You Should Know About the Updated I-9 Form

On Monday, November 14, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released the anticipated new Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) that replaces the current version, which expired on March 31 of this year. [...]

It’s Beginning to Feel a Lot Like 1986

Whether you’re happy or not about the outcome of Tuesday’s election, now that we know we have Republicans in the White House, both houses of Congress, the governorship and the state legislature, it’s time [...]

Jen Shah: “Make Sure Your Thoroughbred Ownership Enterprise is Considered a Business”

Jen Shah is no stranger to the annual Thoroughbred Owner Conference, hosted by OwnerView. More than 100 aspiring Thoroughbred owners from across the country gathered at California's Santa Anita Park on October 31 to [...]

2019-03-11T14:30:47-04:00November 9th, 2016|Equine|

Dean Dorton Launches State-of-the-Art Outsourced Accounting Service

We're excited to announce a new service line, Dean Dorton accounting and financial outsourcing (Dean Dorton AFO) for back office and accounting solutions. We recognize the increase in demand for collaborative cloud-based applications for both business [...]

Federal Overtime Regulations for Thoroughbred Businesses

The U.S. Department of Labor recently released its final regulations, issuing changes to Part 541, which govern certain overtime exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for executive, administrative, professional, computer, and outside sales [...]

2019-03-11T14:30:52-04:00June 23rd, 2016|Equine|

Maximizing Investment Value

In our last newsletter, Determining and Increasing Business Value, we discussed the three primary approaches to valuing a business. We described how value hinges on projected cash flows and risks associated with achieving them. And, we [...]

How Many Employees Does Your Business Have for Affordable Care Act Purposes?

It seems like a simple question: How many full-time workers does your business employ? But, when it comes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the answer can be complicated. The number of workers you employ [...]

The Red Flag Report

In today's regulatory environment, companies must be proactive in addressing environmental and safety concerns. A third-party hotline encourages disclosure of critical issues and protects both the company and its employees. Voluntary Protection Program Act OSHA's [...]

Final Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Overtime Regulations Released

Today the Department of Labor (DOL) finally released  their much-anticipated overtime rule. This new regulation has been put in place to transform mid-level, salaried FLSA-exempt positions into hourly, non-exempt, overtime-eligible positions. Listed below are the key [...]

Top 10 Fraud Risk Considerations for Equine Businesses

Elizabeth Woodward, Director of Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support, and Nick Lynch, Associate Director of Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support Services, recently presented on fraud risk considerations at the University of Kentucky's National Conference on Equine [...]

2019-03-11T14:30:54-04:00May 9th, 2016|Equine, Forensic Accounting|