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Nonprofit Financial Board Book powered by GuideStar

May 8th, 2018|

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 [...]

The TCJA’s changes to individual income taxation

April 20th, 2018|

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 [...]

Are You Still Independent?

April 20th, 2018|

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 [...]

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

April 19th, 2018|

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 [...]

2018 Higher Education: Current Issues and Trends

April 19th, 2018|

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 [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Megan Herde Crane

April 13th, 2018|

Focus Area: Colleges and Universities 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 [...]

No One Would Be Interested in My Data!

April 4th, 2018|

“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 [...]

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

April 3rd, 2018|

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 [...]

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

April 2nd, 2018|

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 [...]

Safeguarding Data: Are You Really Prepared for a Cyberattack?

April 2nd, 2018|

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 [...]

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

April 1st, 2018|

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 [...]

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

March 20th, 2018|

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 [...]

New Data Protection Standards That Could Impact Higher Education Institutions

March 20th, 2018|

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 [...]

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

March 15th, 2018|

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, [...]

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

March 12th, 2018|

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 [...]