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Current Section 199A and 199A(g) Rules in Agriculture

 By: Eric M. Bennett, CPA, Director and John Gricius, CPA, Manager The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changed the rules related to the previous Section 199 deduction, known as […]

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R&D Tax Credit for Manufacturing

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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Bonus Depreciation: To Take Or Not To Take, That is The Question

By: Eric Bennett, CPA, Director, and Linda Miller, Senior Accountant Hear from Senior Accountant Linda Miller about Bonus Depreciation and read the article below. History of Bonus Depreciation: Before the […]

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New 1099 Reporting Requirements for Payment Apps

Written by Joell Grisel, CPA, Manager, and Thomas Koustenis, Tax Intern Online payment services such as Venmo, PayPal, and many others, are more common than ever, especially for the sale […]

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IRS portability elections

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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Tax Benefits of Hiring Children in the Family Business

By: Anastasia Sturm, Staff Accountant, and Jill Moore, CPA, Senior Manager One benefit of running your own business is the flexibility to hire your own family members. There are specific […]

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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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2021 Annual Report to Congress Released by IRS Taxpayer Advocate Office | IRS envelope on an American flag | Blue & Co., LLC Tax Advisors

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? […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. Panelists will discuss: Tax reform under the Biden Administration […]

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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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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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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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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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government shutdown

Potential Federal Government Shutdown: Impact on Businesses and IRS Operations

By Elizabeth Zimnawoda, CPA, Senior Accountant at Blue & Co. The possibility of federal government shutdowns looms early this year, stemming from persistent funding challenges. Unmet funding resolution deadlines could […]

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Unlocking Educational Wealth: The SECURE Act 2.0’s Transformation of 529 Plans

By Jackie Emert, CPA, MST, Tax Manager and Amy Sandlin, CPA, Tax Senior Manager at Blue & Co. Have you heard about the SECURE Act 2.0? It builds on the […]

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application of CECL to accounts receivable

Application of CECL to Accounts Receivable

By Priya Singleton, CPA, Director at Blue & Co. The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-13 Financial Instruments – Credit Losses (Topic 326): Measurement of […]

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