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IRS Suspends Automated Notices

By: Jacoby Shade, Staff Accountant Tired of notices from the IRS? Well good news! After much pressure from Congress, the AICPA, and other accounting organizations, the IRS is granting taxpayers, and their CPAs, some relief. As of February 9, 2022, the IRS has suspended the mailing of certain automated tax notice letters. The IRS will […]

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Tax Basis – Important to Understand and Maintain for all Taxable Assets

By: Tom Nowak, CPA, Principal In the accounting and financial world, the term “basis” is common and understood. The problem is that outside of the tax and financial environment, it is commonly misunderstood. And it is there, where it needs to be better understood and maintained by and for all taxpayers. Basis is important information […]

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IRS Letters for Stimulus Payments and Advance Payments of Child Tax Credit

By: Kevin Umberger, CPA, Senior Manager With the 2021 tax return filing season upon us, the IRS has started sending out letters to ease the challenges many taxpayers and advisors will face related to the reconciliation of stimulus payments on 2021 tax return filing. In response to the global pandemic, Congress passed several rounds of […]

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2021 Annual Report to Congress Released by IRS Taxpayer Advocate Office

By: Sara Jacobi, CPA CEPA Director Still waiting for your 2021 Federal tax refund? Tried calling the IRS, only to wait on hold for two hours without talking to anyone? Sent correspondence to the IRS to resolve a notice, only to continue to receive collection notices? If one or more of these items apply to […]

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Tax Relief for Natural Disasters – What to Consider

By: Emily Elliott, and Amy Sandlin, CPA When a natural disaster wreaks havoc on your business or home, taxes might be the last thing on your mind, but they may be worth thinking about. In many cases, the IRS provides disaster victim tax relief that can allow you to extend your filing date and payment […]

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Deferred Payroll Tax Payments

Employers who made the election to defer 2020 social security tax payments per provided CARES Act relief issued in March of 2020 are required to remit the first repayment by December 31, 2021. The second portion can continue deferral until December 31, 2022. To avoid penalties and interest, at least half of the total deferred […]

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Tax Strategies to Know in Residential Real Estate

By: Lance Williams, CPA, Manager Whether you’ve bought or sold a home in the last few years or have lived in the same house for 30 years, you’ve probably heard how crazy the market is. Many sellers are receiving all-cash offers, sight unseen, within hours of listing. You must be on top of your game […]

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On Demand Webinar: Tax Planning for Year-End and 2022

Join Blue & Co. presented a webinar entitled Tax Planning for Year-End and 2022. on Wednesday, December 8 at 12:00 PM EST. Duration: 1 Hour CPE Available Recording of the webinar, presentation slides, and other helpful documents will be emailed after the event. To Download Resources, Fill Out the Form Below:  Panelists will discuss: Tax reform […]

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Employer Retention Credit (ERC) Ends Early – But Opportunities Remain

By: Aimee Reavling, CPA, Director Update 12/14/2021: The IRS recently issued guidance with Notice 2021-65 providing relief to employers who were anticipating Employee Retention Credits for the fourth quarter of 2021 but are no longer eligible based on the elimination of the ERC with the Infrastructure Act. If employers follow the steps provided in the […]

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On-Demand Webinar: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate in the Workplace

President Biden’s administration recently announced its Path Out of the Pandemic action plan which included specific guidance around a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The action plan calls for employers with 100 or more employees to require employees to be vaccinated or submit to weekly tests, as well as requiring vaccinations for federal employees, contractors, and hospitals […]

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Blue & Co., LLC Announces New Partnership With Vsimple | Vsimple and Blue and Co logo

Blue & Co., LLC Announces New Partnership With Vsimple

CARMEL, Ind. (May 5, 2022) – Blue & Co., LLC is excited to announce our new partnership with Vsimple, a workflow management software company based in New Albany, IN.  Blue & Co and Vsimple will be working closely together to address the workflow and process improvement challenges of manufacturers throughout the Midwest. “At Blue & […]

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Proposed Rule FY 2023 for Skilled Nursing Facilities

Proposed Rule FY 2023 for Skilled Nursing Facilities

It is that time of year again! The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued the proposed rule that would update Medicare payment policies and rates for the fiscal year (FY) 2023’s Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Prospective Payment System (PPS). The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) was implemented on October 1, 2019. This […]

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Coverage Scheduling Solutions for Physician Practices and Hospital Systems

Scheduling Solutions for Clinician Work-Life Balance

One of the most challenging conversations in any multi-physician practice or specialty-based hospital employed group is about how to create a fair distribution of on-call and/or inpatient hospital service coverage while balancing the duties of an outpatient practice. The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to clinician burnout, and physicians and Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) place significant […]

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