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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


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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
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          - Negotiations
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          - Shareholder disputes
          - Marital dissolutions
          - Business interruption and loss
    -Employee stock ownership plans (ESOP)
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          - Going concern valuations
          - Expert witness on reorganization or liquidation valuations