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Revenue Recognition Disclosure Requirements: A Challenge That Can't Wait
FASB's revenue recognition standard includes complex disclosure requirements that will take effect sooner than companies think. As companies scramble to implement the FASB's revenue recognition...
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IRS Enforcement Activities Dropped in 2016
The IRS reported several large drops in its enforcement activities in fiscal year 2016, including a 16% drop in audits, a 40% drop in levies, and a 9% drop in liens compared to the prior year. These...
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Rules Proposed for Accounting Method Changes to Reflect FASB Revenue Recognition Standards
The IRS is asking for comments on proposed procedures for requesting consent to make accounting method changes to reflect FASB's new revenue recognition standards (Notice 2017-17). The proposed...
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Proposal on Inventory Disclosures
The FASB proposed requiring all entities to make additional disclosures regarding changes in inventory that are outside the normal purchase, manufacture or sale of inventory and the composition of...
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Reminder About Setting Effective Tax Rates
With companies once again setting their annual effective tax rates, we'd like to remind you of some basic principles. The tax provision for the year is the same whether a company prepares only annual...
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Best Practices

NSAC is proud to introduce a new benefit program for members and visitors. In recent years NSAC has been providing an outstanding live annual conference wherein many dynamic presentations have been given, addressing a wide variety of topics. In addition NSAC has hosted dozens of Cooperative Learning Networks or CLN’s which are web-based live interactive training sessions. In reviewing our inventory of information it became obvious that we should create another benefit for members and we have.

The library of available Best Practices will continue to grow and will be added to and updated regularly, and we have developed them into an easy to access and easy to read series of learning modules.

If you have a topic you would like to submit for a Best Practice, or if you would like to suggest a change/update to an existing Best Practice, simply identify the topic, provide the suggested change and forward to info@nsacoop.org, or call (937) 222-6707.

We are confident you will enjoy and find value in this new offering. 

Best Practices Article List Date Published
Best Practices: 10 Competencies of Top Staff Accountants April 18, 2017
Contractor or Employee? March 30, 2017
Business Succession Planning February 27, 2017
Disaster Recovery January 23, 2017
Best Practices: 10 Year-End Tax-Planning Tips for Individuals November 10, 2016
10 Tips on Amending a Tax Return October 19, 2016
Questions You Should Ask Your Cloud Provider June 30, 2016
Inventory Internal Controls June 30, 2016
Mobile Accounting May 3, 2016
Account Reconciliation April 1, 2016
Internal Controls To Prevent & Detect Fraud January 29, 2016
Myths and Realities about W-2 and 1099 Reporting January 29, 2016
Safe Computing Tips January 29, 2016