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How not-for-profits can make use of artificial intelligence

Empowering Change: How Not-For-Profits Can Make Use of Artificial Intelligence

By Chad Nieter, Senior Manager at Blue & Co. Artificial intelligence (AI) is technology that enables computers and digital devices to learn, read, write, talk, see, create, play, analyze, make […]

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Beneficial ownership information report

Beneficial Ownership Information Report –New 2024 Requirement

By Amy Sandlin, CPA, Tax Quality Control at Blue & Co. Tens of millions of businesses are estimated to be now required to file a Beneficial Ownership Information Report (“BOIR”) […]

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CMS 2024 Physician Fee Schedule Update

Every year the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) publishes their annual Final Rule, which contains updates to the Physician Fee Schedule that impact what healthcare organizations are reimbursed […]

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Contract Labor: the Benefits, the Risks, and Best Practices

Contract labor refers to a flexible work force not considered permanent and is often engaged to perform services for a predetermined period. This applies to all disciplines and may include […]

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Understanding Duplicate Payments and how to Prevent Them

Duplicate payments happen when a company pays the same invoice or for the same product or service more than once. According to the Association for Financial Professionals, duplicate payments average […]

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Ohio commercial activity tax

Major Changes to the Ohio Commercial Activity Tax May Reduce Your Business Taxes This Year

By Cayleb Reyes, Senior Accountant and Amy Sandlin, CPA, Tax Senior Manager at Blue & Co. Significant changes to the Ohio Commercial Activity Tax (“CAT”) will impact businesses this year, […]

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Navigating Indiana's NP-20R Reporting

Crucial Compliance: Navigating Indiana’s NP-20R Reporting and Form 136

By Angela Crawford, CPA, Director at Blue & Co. There are two key items Indiana not-for-profits need to know in first quarter 2024 – no matter your organization’s fiscal year […]

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Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024: A Comprehensive Overview of Bipartisan Legislation

By Derek Gray, CPA, Director and Amy Sandlin, CPA, Senior Tax Manager at Blue & Co. A bipartisan bill drafted by House Ways and Means Chair Jason Smith (R-MO) and […]

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2024 retirement plans

Benefit Briefs: 2024 Retirement Plan Limits

By Holly Fields, CPA, Senior Manager at Blue & Co. For 2024, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) increased plan limitations to reflect cost of living adjustments. Below are some of […]

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Wooden house with green check mark | Interest Rate Changes Impact Business Valuation and Estate Planning

The Impact of Interest Rates on Business Valuation and Estate Planning

By Robert W. “Bob” Evans Principal at Blue & Co., LLC The interest rate changes that occurred in 2022 and 2023 have created a window of opportunity for certain business […]

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Swing Bed Utilization: Optimizing for Hospitals

A well-managed swing bed program is essential to a critical access hospital. This program can improve patient outcomes and provide additional reimbursement opportunities creating a “win-win” for the patient and […]

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Randy Smith Named Chief Information Officer at Blue & Co., LLC

CARMEL, Ind. (January 24, 2024) – – Blue & Co., LLC is pleased to share that Randy Smith has joined the firm as the new Chief Information Officer (CIO), beginning […]

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Community Health Needs Assessment

Community Health Needs Assessment and Your Strategic Plan

A community health assessment (CHA), also known as community health needs assessment (CHNA), refers to a state, tribal, local, or territorial health assessment that identifies key health needs and issues […]

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QuickBooks Practices to Make Tax Season a Breeze

By Theresa Wilson, Accounting Specialist at Blue & Co. As the new year kicks off, so begins another tax season for many businesses. Instead of scrambling to prepare this year, […]

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Blue & Co., LLC Announces the Launch of Blue Value Advisors

CARMEL, Ind. (January 18, 2024) – – Blue & Co., LLC is excited to announce the launch of Blue Value Advisors (BVA), a business advisory and exit planning service line. […]

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Webinars

Vsimple and Hearn Construction Workflow Management Webinar

On-Demand Webinar: Vsimple Success Stories – Hearn Construction

Blue & Co. and Vsimple hosted a webinar on Tuesday, December 6, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. EST entitled Workflow Management: How Hearn Construction is Standardizing & Simplifying Their […]

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On-Demand Webinar: Myths and Facts of Commercial Loan Reviews

Download Webinar Resources On April 6, Blue & Co. held a webinar entitled Myths and Facts of Commercial Loan Reviews. Panelists debunked common loan review myths and presented the facts […]

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Webinar: A Guide to the Kentucky Tangible Personal Property Tax Return for Manufacturers

You’re Invited Join Blue & Co. on Wednesday, February 9 at 12:00 PM EST for a webinar entitled A Guide to the Kentucky Tangible Personal Property Tax Return for Manufacturers. This presentation […]

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Tax Reform Distillery

Webinar: Tax Reform – What Does it Mean for You and Your Distillery?

You’re Invited! Join Blue & Co. and the Kentucky Distillers’ Association (KDA) on Thursday, December 9 at 10:00 AM EST for a webinar entitled Tax Reform: What does it mean for […]

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Pile of blue masks | Vaccine Mandates in the Workplace | COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates in the Workplace | COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

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 […]

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COVID Vaccine Mandates & Your Organization Webinar

Join Us! Join Blue & Co., Current HR, and DBL Law on November 16th from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST for a webinar covering the new COVID vaccine mandates […]

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