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NFP E-News Update  August 21, 2014
The concepts of private inurement and private benefit in the exempt organization world are oftentimes the silent killer. Most exempt organizations must be organized so that no part of earnings benefit any private individual. Read More

NFP E-News Update  August 14, 2014
Whether you are a newly formed organization looking to take your first step into the investing arena or your organization is a seasoned professional, there are certain items to take under consideration when a tax-exempt organization invests. Read More

NFP E-News Update  August 7, 2014
Serving on the board of a nonprofit organization can be an honor; however, it is important to keep in mind that board members can be held accountable for the organization’s actions. Due to the federal government’s increased emphasis on regulatory compliance and False Claims Act enforcement, this responsibility should not be taken lightly. Read More


About Blue [ Affiliates & Partners ]


Blue blends accounting with accountability and advising with advocacy to provide consulting and certified public accounting services to organizations throughout the Midwest. Since 1970, we have maintained a solid reputation for serving clients with quality business advice, consulting assistance and compliance services.


From the beginning, we've believed that an independent accounting firm should provide management with suggestions and ideas that will enhance the success of the entire organization. This philosophy has worked well for us. We've become one of the largest CPA and consulting firms in the country and take pride in the Midwestern focus that lets us work side-by-side with our clients.

We've joined with the most esteemed organizations in our industry to stay ahead of the trends in our core service areas and subject ourselves to regular, rigorous inspection by outside peer reviewers. And when we've discovered a gap in resources, we've taken it upon ourselves to create leading organizations of our own. After all, the only way we can confidently make your company better is to make ours better.

Alliant Management Services*
Operational and clinical support to community and rural hospitals

Alliant Purchasing, LLC*
National materials management services and programs for healthcare providers

Blue Benefits Consulting, Inc.*
Employee benefits consulting and pension plan administration

Blue Consulting Services*
Business advisory services to hospitals, health systems, and physician entities

Bluegrass Leasing
Leases mobile medical diagnostic equipment


Magellan Management Group, LLC*
Management consulting and strategic planning services for the healthcare industry


Heartland Health System, Inc.
Leases and operates acute care hospitals

Aliign, LLC*
Business services and payroll processing solutions


McGuire & Sponsel, LLC
Cost segregation and research & experimentation credit services to generate tax savings
A dental practice brokerage and transition firm supported by a robust website

Moore Stephens North America, Inc.
MSNA is a corporation that operates as a network of leading, independently owned and operated local CPA firms drawn together through a shared desire to provide the highest caliber of professional services to clients worldwide. MSNA enjoys representation in all major metropolitan areas of the United States, Canada and Mexico. MSNA is also a member of Moore Stephens International Limited (MSIL).


American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Resources enabling members to provide services in the highest professional manner, including firm membership in 3 Audit Quality Centers related to peer review and governmental and employee benefit audit services

* Blue-controlled affiliates