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Support Your Growth Through State and Local Incentives

By Kevin Umberger, CPA, Senior Manager and Erin Waltman, CPA, Senior Staff at Blue & Co. Continued growth and expansion of your business can be supported by a variety of […]

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Blue & Co. Offers Expertise to Organizations Affected by QuickBooks Point of Sale Discontinuation

By Nancy Orben, CPA, Senior Manager, Laura Philpot, Senior Accountant, Business Services, and Lisa Totten, Senior Accounting Specialist at Blue & Co. Is your business feeling the impact of Intuit’s […]

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Common Control Lease Arrangements: FASB’s Newly Issued Exposure Draft and Steps to Take Before Year-end

By Jennifer Miloszewski, CPA, Director at Blue & Co. Time is running out for privately-held companies to adopt the infamous new lease standard. Effective for year-end December 31, 2022, Accounting […]

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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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Managing Cash Flow in the Age of Supply Chain Disruption

By Mike Stevenson, CPA, Director Emeritus at Blue & Co. Many of our manufacturing clients are having difficulties ensuring consistency in cash flow when their manufacturing base is overseas. The […]

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Cybersecurity Risks in the Manufacturing Industry

By Thomas Skoog, CISA, CISSP, Principal at Blue & Co. The manufacturing industry has seen a larger increase in the number of cyber attacks and data breaches than any other […]

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COVID Tax Relief – IRS Provides Penalty Relief for 2019 & 2020 Tax Filings Due to the Pandemic

By Stephen Stringer, CPA, Director and Amy Sandlin, CPA, Senior Manager Shortly after the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 grabbed the headlines out of Washington, the IRS announced a broad-based […]

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Reaping the R&D Tax Benefits of Innovation Across Manufacturing Sectors

By Stephen Stringer, CPA, Director at Blue & Co., and David Seibel, Senior Manager at McGuire Sponsel Manufacturing and machine tool clients often qualify for Research and Development (R&D) Tax […]

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The Importance of Incident Response Plans – Recovery

By: Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader This is our fourth article in a five-part series on the importance of incident response planning as part of your cybersecurity […]

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R&D Tax Credit Qualifying Criteria for Manufacturing

By Stephen Stringer, CPA, Director at Blue & Co. & David Seibel, Senior Manager at McGuire Sponsel Manufacturing companies have claimed the Research & Development (R&D) Tax Credit since the […]

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The Importance of Incident Response Plans – Containment & Eradication

By: Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader This is the third installment in our five-part series on the importance of incident response planning as part of your cybersecurity […]

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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 […]

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The Importance of Incident Response Plans – Detection & Analysis

By: Tom Skoog, Cybersecurity & Data Management Practice Leader Last month, we introduced the concept and importance of Incident Response Plans as part of overall cybersecurity. As stated previously, The […]

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Facing Historic Inflation: Is it Time to Consider LIFO?

In April 2021, one year into the COVID-19 global pandemic, the US economy is flush with cash and investors/business owners are looking to deploy resources and grow their businesses, and […]

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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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credits and incentives

Support Your Growth Through State and Local Incentives

By Kevin Umberger, CPA, Senior Manager and Erin Waltman, CPA, Senior Staff at Blue & Co. Continued growth and expansion of your business can be supported by a variety of […]

Learn More
person using quickbooks point of sale

Blue & Co. Offers Expertise to Organizations Affected by QuickBooks Point of Sale Discontinuation

By Nancy Orben, CPA, Senior Manager, Laura Philpot, Senior Accountant, Business Services, and Lisa Totten, Senior Accounting Specialist at Blue & Co. Is your business feeling the impact of Intuit’s […]

Learn More
common control lease agreements exposure draft asc 842

Common Control Lease Arrangements: FASB’s Newly Issued Exposure Draft and Steps to Take Before Year-end

By Jennifer Miloszewski, CPA, Director at Blue & Co. Time is running out for privately-held companies to adopt the infamous new lease standard. Effective for year-end December 31, 2022, Accounting […]

Learn More
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 […]

Learn More

Managing Cash Flow in the Age of Supply Chain Disruption

By Mike Stevenson, CPA, Director Emeritus at Blue & Co. Many of our manufacturing clients are having difficulties ensuring consistency in cash flow when their manufacturing base is overseas. The […]

Learn More

Cybersecurity Risks in the Manufacturing Industry

By Thomas Skoog, CISA, CISSP, Principal at Blue & Co. The manufacturing industry has seen a larger increase in the number of cyber attacks and data breaches than any other […]

Learn More