Not-for-Profit

We are your biggest advocates.

Your organization is here for a reason. You have a mission to accomplish and you’re going to drive hard every day to meet that challenge. Blue & Co. understands the day-to-day management issues and ever-present operational concerns — such as internal controls, segregation of duties, management effectiveness, and board development — and we offer practical solutions that add value.

It is our mission to support your mission. We want to stand with you, not only as your business partner, but as an invaluable resource to promote your services in the community. We believe in our not-for-profit clients and are dedicated to helping you carry out your vision. Let us be a partner to you as you drive your organization to succeed.

Who we serve.

We serve not-for-profit organizations in a variety of industries. Some firm specialties include:

  • Healthcare Organizations
  • Fraternal Organizations
  • Higher Education Entities
  • Community Foundations
  • Social Service Groups
  • Trade Organizations
  • Private and Corporate Foundations

Services Overview

  • Audits and reviews of financial statements
  • Monthly, quarterly, or annual compilations of financial statements
  • Agreed-upon procedures to address specific financial objectives
  • Form 990 and related state informational returns
  • State property tax exemptions and minimization
  • Public support projections and forecasts
  • Unrelated business income tax strategies
  • Graphical trend analysis and peer comparisons
  • Information concerning best practices in our client base
  • Recommendations on internal controls and suggestions for improvements
  • Additional benefits and offerings
  • Email newsletter for timely and relevant updates about emerging issues in your industry
  • Bookkeeping and reconciliation services
  • Development of profit plans and budgets to address sustainability issues
  • Consulting on new accounting standards and their impact on your organization
  • Employee benefit plan development and administration
  • Cyber risk assessments and internal control consulting

Testimonials

  • “Doug and Ann Marie have been very quick to respond and always provide whatever is needed quickly. Being new to this industry, it is great to have someone easy and quick to contact when needed.”

    Tim Johnson

    Alpha Chi Omega Fraternity Inc.

Contributions and Exchange Transactions_ A Reminder on Upcoming New Revenue Standards

Contributions and Exchange Transactions: A Reminder on Upcoming New Revenue Standards

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Property Tax Exemptions for Nonprofits

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Did you know that just because a nonprofit organization is exempt from income tax, does not automatically qualify it to be exempt from property taxes? A general rule is that property is subject to tax unless the organization obtains approval of exemption, even if the organization is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Because property taxes are […]

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Proposed Rules to End Donor Reporting Requirement for Non-501(c)(3) and Non-527 Organizations

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On September 10, 2019, proposed REG-102508-16 was issued to end the reporting of names and addresses of substantial contributors listed on Schedule B of Form 990 or Form 990-EZ for non-501(c)(3) and non-527 organizations. The Treasury Department and the IRS have determined that this information is not necessary for the effective administration of the law […]

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