What is NSAC's Cooperative Learning Network?
The NSAC Cooperative Learning Network is a live, interactive webinar, and you can attend from any location with internet and/or telephone access. NSAC members can attend an unlimited number of CLNs at no charge!

Who presents the information for one of these courses?
Each Cooperative Learning Network will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. CLNs typically include a Q&A session where participants can ask questions live or by chat.

CPE Credits
The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.

Delivery Method: Group-Live.

CLN Policies
Refunds for CLNs are not provided. Member registrants, if unable to participate, will be provided with a link to the PODCast. Note PODCasts are not eligible for CPE credit.

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or CLN cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (937) 222-6707 or info@nsacoop.org.

What does my registration include?
Your registration includes long-distance charges for the audio portion and log-in to the video presentation. All handouts and presentation files are downloadable and may be printed out or saved to the participant's computer once they are logged in to the course meeting room. Sessions include one Certificate of Attendance. Certificates for additional participants are $10.00 each.

Why NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks?

Fast.
No wasted time. Get right to the heart of the matter in a course designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.

Convenient.
No travel. No time out of the office. Listen and follow along from the comfort and convenience of your desk, device or conference room.

Easy.
A computer, device and/or telephone are all the equipment you need.

CLNs are ideal for multiple attendees. Registrants may use a monitor and speakers/speakerphone and invite others to participate - at no extra cost to you. Additional attendees seeking CPE credit for viewing the session will incur a $10 fee per certificate request.

Affordable.
NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks are free for members and available to non members at a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for other high-priced conferences or seminars.

For more information contact the National Office at 937-222-6707 or email to: info@nsacoop.org

Cooperative Learning Network

Affordable Care Act Reporting: Are You Ready for January, 2016?
Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Time: 12:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM CT / 10:00 AM MT / 09:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Presenter(s): Timothy Goodman, Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP and Rebecca Smith, Tax Director, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Objective: In 2015 employers need to prepare for new IRS reporting and the Supreme Court will rule in another case. This session will look at developments and deadlines to provide an overview of the current state of the ACA and potential risks
Field of Study: Personnel/HR
Program Level: Intermediate
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour
Delivery Method: Group-Live

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
This one-hour session is designed to help familiarize attendees in ACA compliance and the challenges that companies are facing

Presenter Bio(s)
Tim Goodman's practice focuses on assisting employers with executive compensation,
health insurance, and employee benefit plans. Tim assists a broad array of employers, with a special focus on assisting cooperatives, agribusiness companies and tax-exempt organizations (primarily hospitals and health care entities). This includes assisting employers on health care reform, wellness plans, and other welfare issues and welfare plan matters (including cafeteria, dependent care, education assistance, health FSAs, HRAs, HSAs, parking, and tuition plans), and severance. With respect to health care reform, Tim advises employers on the new fees imposed on employer health plans (the patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) fee, the transition reinsurance fee, and the employer shared responsibility (play or pay) fee); and the requirements ranging from coverage of adult children and the summary of benefits coverage to essential health benefits.

Rebecca Smith has an extensive background providing tax planning and compliance for privately held companies, serving primarily cooperatives and the agribusiness industry as well as manufacturers. She has worked directly with clients on federal and state strategic tax planning, ASC740 calculations, FIN48 compliance, and provided representation before the IRS and other state taxing authorities. Rebecca has also assisted with private letter rulings for cooperatives regarding the Section 199 Manufacturing Deduction and has assisted clients understanding the Affordable Care Act and how it impacts their business. Rebecca has more than 16 years of tax experience in public accounting and has held various tax leadership roles throughout her career. Rebecca has spoken to various local and national organizations on technical tax topics such as the Affordable Care Act, tax planning, and various state tax matters.

A PODCast of this workshop is now availble. Click here to order/view.

Additional Information

For more information regarding this series or administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact the NSAC National offices, 136 S. Keowee St., Dayton, OH 45402, 937-222-6707, email: info@nsacoop.org

The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org