The legacy accounting and consulting firm of Clarus Partners (Columbus, OH) and Blue & Co., (Carmel, IN) announced their merger, effective December 1, 2019. The combined firm will operate as Blue & Co., LLC. Barry Adelman, Michael Stevenson and Matthew Kaufman have joined Blue & Co. The combined staff now totals more than 450 professionals in 11 offices across 3 states.
Clarus Partners Advisors, LLC, originally the State and Local Tax arm of Clarus Partners will retain the Clarus name and logo. “We are pleased to be able to carry on the trusted name of Clarus,” said Managing Partner Jeff Mallory. The Clarus Partners brand and logo will be retained by Clarus Partners Advisors as Indirect Tax advisors. “Our business has grown tremendously since the establishment of Clarus Partners Advisors, LLC a year ago,” said Mallory. The Indirect Tax firm, headquartered in Columbus, OH, has branch offices in North Carolina, Idaho, and Illinois.