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Manufacturing & Distribution
We are producing results.
Working in manufacturing and distribution takes advanced skill and specialization — not only to create products that are revolutionizing the world around us but also to build a successful business. That’s where we come in.
We work relentlessly to be a key component of your success and complement your strengths. With a thorough understanding of your goals and needs, we bring our financial, tax, business management, consulting, and IT solutions to the table. These skills — coupled with team members equipped with an in-depth knowledge of your industry — allow us to help find valuable tax incentives, streamline your financial processes, and build your company’s success.
Who we serve.
Currently providing services to more than 900 companies in manufacturing, wholesale trade, and distribution, we are looked to as a trusted industry advisor.
- IT risk and advisory services
- Cyber security
- Enhancing use of technology
- Software selection analysis
- Improve timing, reliability and comprehension of financial reporting
- Revenue recognition
- New lease accounting standards
- Development of profit plans and budgets
- Debt structuring
- Cash flow planning and management
- Quality of earnings analysis
- Employee benefit plan consulting
- R&D credit services
- Cost segregation services
- Income tax planning for companies with foreign sales
- Inventory method analysis
- State and local income tax planning
- Property tax planning
- Sales and use tax planning
- Exit and succession planning
- Due diligence procedures
- Business valuation services
- Estate planning
- Wealth planning
- Support for U.S. subsidiaries/divisions of foreign corporations – turnkey solutions for accounting and management reporting
- Larry Johnson
“During my professional career, I have worked with other big accounting firms along with sole practitioners. Our organization switched to Blue & Co. last fall. In spite of being a first-year engagement, Kurt Beier, Gavin Fox, Mitch Parks, Erin Walsh, Paul Roth, Kristi Blausey, and Chris Reid provided us with the best service which I have ever received from any accounting firm.”Adam Scott
“I suppose it is fair to comment that I worked with three firms before Blue & Co. that challenged my expectations. As far as accuracy, Blue is very detail oriented. I do not receive notices from the IRS requesting any forms that were missing or correcting the filed returns. As far as performance, our 2017 business and personal files were completed weeks early of deadlines. And as far as responsiveness, I’ve never waited more than 12 hours for a final answer.”Jason Greeson
Mainstay Manufacturing Solutions, Inc.
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Over four years have passed since the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued its landmark revenue recognition guidance. Despite that time lag, many manufacturers and distributors have not yet started to seriously consider implementation steps. Entities should have already begun assessing how they will be impacted by the new standard in order to develop an […]
A recently proposed bill could make the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2017 permanent. Senators Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) had good news for the craft beverage industry on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The Senators announced a bipartisan bill, which if passed, would amend the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent […]