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Tax Update  June 23, 2014
This article contains information pertaining to FBAR filings (due June 30, 2014) and PCORI fees (due July 31, 2014). Read More

NFP E-News Update  June 19, 2014
Some of the Latest Guidance for Tax Exempt Organizations from the Courts and IRS. This article includes information related to certain benefits extended to religious organizations, new regulations for tax exempt hospitals, and guidance for groups operated for the nonexempt purpose of raising funds for a for-profit entity. Read More

NFP E-News Update  June 12, 2014
The FASB is proposing the following changes to the financial statements for NFP organizations. The exposure draft is expected to be released in mid-2014 with the final Accounting Standards Update (ASU) likely issued in mid-2015. The effective date for this proposal is still uncertain at this time. We will keep you informed on how these changes will impact your organization. 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