In The News

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


Services [ Business Valuations ]


Blue & Co. has provided valuation services since the late 1970s. Our professional staff are known experts in the field, support attorneys in all areas of litigation and hold key certifications including Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA), Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA)- Business Valuation member of the American Society of Appraisers and the AICPA's specialty designation for business valuators (ABV). Additionally, members of the valuation group have certifications in mergers & acquisitions and machinery & equipment appraisals.


    -Purchases, sale, and merger of business
    -Estate tax and estate tax planning
    -Gift tax and planning
    -Ownership transitions
    -Allocation of purchase price (pursuant to FASB Statements 141 & 142)
    -Buy/Sell agreements
    -C-Corp to S-Corp conversions
- Reviews / Critiques of other valuations or appraisals
          - Assistance in the purchase or sale of business
          - Negotiations
    -Charitable contributions
          - Shareholder disputes
          - Marital dissolutions
          - Business interruption and loss
    -Employee stock ownership plans (ESOP)
          - SBA Business valuations
          - Going concern valuations
          - Expert witness on reorganization or liquidation valuations