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Stay up to date with latest accounting, tax, and consulting news! Dean Dorton's experts let you know the latest industry and emerging accounting and tax information and most importantly how it will affect you and your business.

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Team Member Spotlight: January Taylor

February 11th, 2019|

Industry: Healthcare Years with Dean Dorton: 15 Years in the industry: 20 Biggest firm accomplishment: After successfully founding a medical billing company that merged with Dean Dorton, I feel like I have made a smooth and successful transition into my [...]

Assessing your Revenue Cycle: New Year’s Resolutions

February 4th, 2019|

As we turn the page on 2018, and look forward to the goals and expectations of a new year, many of us will establish resolutions to improve our fitness, diet, and overall personal health. [...]

Hey Kentucky! visits Dean Dorton for tax advice

January 23rd, 2019|

Are you struggling with navigating through Kentucky's tax changes? We are here to help! LEX18's Hey Kentucky! visited our Lexington office to discuss how the changes to Kentucky tax laws will affect how they [...]

Kentucky tax changes impacting manufacturers

January 17th, 2019|

With the 2018 changes to Kentucky’s tax code, there are a few particularly noteworthy for manufacturers: (1) for income tax: conformity with the federal tax changes, and adoption of single sales factor apportionment [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Allison Carter

January 14th, 2019|

Focus Area: Nonprofit Tax Years with Dean Dorton: 11 Years in the Accounting Industry: 11 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: The opportunities that the firm creates and our commitment to quality work. Biggest firm accomplishment: Developing our nonprofit tax [...]

Cost Segregation study, valuable tax savings imbedded in buildings

December 19th, 2018|

If you own real estate and pay federal income taxes, you can benefit from the results of a cost segregation study. A cost segregation study is an analysis performed by trained professionals to identify property [...]

Massey Consulting Merges with Top Southeast Accounting Firm, Dean Dorton

December 13th, 2018|

Dean Dorton is expanding our presence outside the borders of Kentucky by merging in Massey Consulting, a full-service consulting firm specializing in accounting software products and services, in Raleigh, North Carolina. Massey Consulting’s team [...]

2019 Manufacturing Risks and Opportunities

December 11th, 2018|

Here are the key risks and opportunities for 2019: Attracting and Retaining a Quality Workforce Productivity challenges exist when a manufacturer can’t retain a consistent workforce. Manufacturing companies today have a hard time [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Porter Roberts

December 10th, 2018|

Focus Areas: Tax and Healthcare Consulting Years with Dean Dorton: 36 Years in the Accounting Industry: 36 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: All of the great people and the services to clients at the highest level. Biggest firm accomplishment: I [...]

Are you underreporting your Medicare bad debts?

December 9th, 2018|

Medicare reimburses providers for 65% of bad debts related to Medicare patients’ copays and deductibles, incentivizing providers to capture all allowable bad debts and report them on their Medicare bad debt logs. But still today, [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Kevin Cornwell

November 12th, 2018|

Focus Area: Technology Consulting / IT Audit and Compliance Years with Dean Dorton: 21 Years in the Accounting Industry: 27 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: Dean Dorton has provided me with more opportunities than I could have possibly expected. [...]

20 People to Know Accounting: Missy DeArk

October 23rd, 2018|

See original article in Louisville Business First Missy DeArk, Dean Dorton's Dean Dorton’s Associate Director of Litigation Support and Valuation Services Business Consulting Group, was recently listed among the 20 professionals who earned a [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Gina Whitis

October 15th, 2018|

Focus Area: Accounting and Financial Outsourcing Years with Dean Dorton: 4 Years in the Accounting Industry: 21 Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: My favorite thing about Dean Dorton is my team. I love the people with whom I work [...]

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act alert

October 3rd, 2018|

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act alert: Today, the IRS  has issued Notice 2018-76 providing guidance on the business expense deduction for meals and entertainment.  For more information, contact your Dean Dorton advisor or Melissa [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Erica Horn

September 24th, 2018|

Focus Area: Tax Years with Dean Dorton: 1 Years in Business Consulting: 30 Years in Tax: 15+ Favorite thing about Dean Dorton: The ability to assemble a team of extraordinary professionals to solve client problems. Biggest firm accomplishment: I have [...]