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2018 Year-End Tax Planning Guide

This guide provides an overview of the most consequential changes under the TCJA and other key tax provisions you need to be aware of. It offers a variety of strategies for minimizing your taxes in the new tax environment. It will be important to work closely with your tax advisor this year. They can help you identify which changes affect you and the best strategies for maximizing the new tax law’s benefits and minimizing any negative tax ramifications.

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2018 Blue & Co. Year-End Tax Planning Guide Cover
Roth 401(k) Plans — why they should be utilized

Roth 401(k) Plans: Why they should be utilized

Roth 401(k) accounts are relatively a new retirement plan option that allows for tax-free earnings and distributions. Studies have shown the number of available Roth 401(k) plans are increasing every year. A recent study by the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA) found that 70% of employer plans include a Roth 401(k). However, despite the […]

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Looking Ahead: A Reminder on the Upcoming New Lease Standard

Looking Ahead: A Reminder on the Upcoming New Lease Standard

Back in 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) released Accounting Standards Update (ASU) 2016-02- Leases (Topic 842). While most not-for-profit organizations (NFPs) have some time before required adoption (calendar year 2020 for most non-public entities), it is not too early to begin considering the effects that the implementation of this standard will have on […]

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Proposed Changes to the Wage Index

Proposed Changes to the Wage Index

On April 23, 2019, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Proposed Rule for the Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) for Acute Care Hospitals. The proposed rule includes several significant changes to the wage index calculation impacting the wage index factors and rural floor calculation. It is important to understand and […]

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