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Save Money While Making Vendor Payments

Save Money While Making Vendor Payments

Many manufacturing companies pay vendors with ACH payments. This process often involves entering the vendor bill and payment information in the accounting software package and then entering the payment at the bank. Finally, the vendors are notified which bills were paid and the amount of the payment. If there is a considerable volume of these […]

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Choosing the best business entity structure post-TCJA

Choosing The Best Business Entity Structure Post-TCJA

For tax years beginning in 2018 and beyond, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) creates a flat 21% federal income tax rate for C corporations. Under prior law, C corporations were taxed at rates as high as 35%. The TCJA also reduces individual income tax rates, which apply to sole proprietorships and pass-through entities, […]

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Important upcoming tax deadlines for businesses

Important Upcoming Deadlines For Businesses

Here are some of the key tax deadlines affecting businesses and other employers during the second quarter of 2018.  Keep in mind that this list isn’t all-inclusive, so there may be additional deadlines that apply to you. Please contact your Blue & Co., LLC tax advisor to make sure you’re meeting all applicable deadlines and […]

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2018 retirement plan limits

2018 Retirement Plan Limits Update

For 2018, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) increased several plan limitations to reflect cost of living adjustments. Below are some of these limits for 2018: Elective deferrals to 401(k), 403(b) and most 457 plans increased from $18,000 to $18,500 The defined contribution limit increased from $54,000 to $55,000 The defined benefit limit increased from $215,000 […]

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How Columbus Became the 14th largest city and the impact it has on your business

How Columbus Became The 14th Largest City And The Impact It Has On Your Business

Columbus is quickly becoming a force to be reckoned with when it comes to population growth. According to the United States Census Bureau, Columbus just surpassed Indianapolis as the 14th largest city in the U.S. and is officially the second-largest city in the Midwest. Since the 2010 census, Columbus (city limits only) has grown 9.3 […]

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Group Captive Insurance

In an environment of rising insurance costs, are you left to wondering why there doesn’t seem to be a direct correlation between your claims history and the premiums you pay? It’s not uncommon for businesses with little to no claims history to see double-digit increases in their insurance premiums year over year. In order to […]

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Top Six Accounting Errors Construction Companies Make

Financial statements are both a tool used to manage a business and a required deliverable for a lender or bonding company.  All construction company owners have to deal with them, and it is crucial for the individuals responsible for the final internal review to know what potential errors could be lurking. Here are six common […]

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Financial Planning: Helping You See the Big Picture

Do you picture yourself owning a new home, starting a business, or retiring comfortably? These are a few of the financial goals that may be important to you, and each comes with a price tag attached. That’s where financial planning comes in. Financial planning is a process that can help you target your goals by […]

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The New Lease Accounting Standard: What you can do now

Update published on June 5, 2020: FASB issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2020-05, Revenue from Contracts with Customers (ASC 606) and Leases (ASC 842) Effective Dates for Certain Entities, as part of its efforts to support and assist stakeholders as they cope with the many challenges and hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Update published on December […]

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Webinars

Blue & Co.'s December 2020 Webinars | Free webinars | Financial services and consulting | PPP | Paycheck Protection Program Webinar | Manufacturing Webinars | Cybersecurity Webinars

Blue & Co. December 2020 Webinars

It’s webinar season at Blue & Co., LLC.! Check out all of our upcoming events for the week of December, 14. Monday, December 14 Panel Discussion Regarding Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Webinar – Free to attend On Monday, December 14 from noon – 1 p.m. EST, Blue & Co., LLC will be hosting a panel […]

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09.11.20 Payroll Tax Deferral

Payroll Tax Deferral

The most significant tax-related executive action is the “Memorandum on Deferring Payroll Tax Obligations in Light of the Ongoing COVID-19 Disaster.” Taxpayer be wary, this order does not revoke your obligation to pay payroll taxes; it merely postpones the taxes to be due at a later date. The tax deferral period is from September 1, […]

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