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Announcing the Newest Member Benefit: A Scholarship Program
The NSAC Board has approved a scholarship program for members and family. Members, their children, grandchildren, step grandchildren and legal guardians are eligible to apply. The application is...
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Everything You've Been Told About Passwords Is Wrong
The best security available is a combination of password, multi-factor authentication and biometrics, such as fingerprint or facial recognition. The US expert who wrote the standard for password...
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Selecting Lease Accounting Software What to Consider
In early 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued the most significant change to financial reporting for leases in 40 years. For the first time, most operating leases will be...
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IRS Releases Updated Withholding Calculator and 2018 Form W-4
The IRS has completed updating its online withholding calculator that individual taxpayers can use to determine how many withholding allowances they should claim for 2018. The IRS also issued a new...
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FASB Proposes Changes in Accounting for Cloud Computing Costs
The Financial Accounting Standards Board issued a proposed accounting standards update aimed at improving how to account for the costs of implementing cloud computing. The proposed update would...
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Mission Statement and Long Range Goals

Mission Statement
Serve cooperatives by:

  • Providing accounting, tax and business education uniquely tailored to professionals working for and with cooperatives.
  • Providing networking and professional development opportunities for members, prospective members and others supporting the cooperative sector.
  • Participating in standard-setting and implementation processes enabling members to effectively apply those accounting standards.

Goals

  • Goal #1 - Providing a superior membership experience through increased use of technology.
  • Goal #2 - Rededicating resources nationally and with the chapters, in support of recruiting and retaining members.
  • Goal #3 - Strengthening the NSAC brand by focused outreach to those new to the profession, industry and cooperatives.
  • Goal #4 - Developing increased opportunities for networking and professional connections within membership.