NSAC Mission Statement and Goals

The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is a professional society, formed in 1936, comprised of approximately 1,500 individual members actively involved with the financial management and planning of cooperative business. NSAC members are either employed by a cooperative or provide professional services for cooperatives.

Mission Statement

NSAC serves 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; and participating in standard-setting and implementation processes enabling members to effectively apply those accounting standards.

Goals

Upcoming Events

2024 Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC)
July 28 - 31, 2024

2024 Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC)

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC) taking place in Orlando, Florida from July 28 to July 31, 2024. This is the must-attend event specially designed for professionals involved in the financial management and planning of cooperatives. TFACC stands out as the only conference that provides tailored education, resources, and networking opportunities in this field. Anticipate an ...

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NSAC Co-op 101
March 7, 2024

NSAC Co-op 101

Are you new to the co-op industry or want a better understanding of concepts like patronage dividends, Section 199A(g), and hedge accounting? Co-op 101 is the perfect opportunity for professionals like you to gain a comprehensive understanding of the cooperative landscape. In this engaging course, you'll embark on a journey to define cooperatives and delve into the fundamental principles that underpin their unique structure. Join us for this ...

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2024 Agricultural Economic Outlook
March 13, 2024

2024 Agricultural Economic Outlook

Want to know more about current and expected market conditions affecting agricultural co-ops? In this 60-minute zoom, Tanner Ehmke, Lead Economist with CoBank, will discuss the issues impacting the macroeconomy, agricultural commodity markets, and the agricultural economy with particular focus on inflation. Get an outlook on the agricultural commodity markets, including corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, cotton, hay, cattle, hogs, and dairy, and the ...

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Recent Happenings

Federal Reserve Study: Remote Work Does Not Affect Productivity

Federal Reserve Study: Remote Work Does Not Affect Productivity

Remote work has negligible effect on productivity, recent research from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found. In their introductory paragraph, the four researchers—John Fernald, Ethan Goode, Huiyu Li, and Brigid Meisenbacher—wrote, "An enduring consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic is a notable shift toward remote and hybrid work. This has raised questions regarding whether the shift had a significant effect on ...

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Employer tax credit crackdown could hit industry — if it passes

Employer tax credit crackdown could hit industry — if it passes

A bipartisan bill awaiting action in the Senate after easily passing the House would crack down on a troubled pandemic-era tax credit in a way that may affect financial advisors. The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act proposes to extend $78 billion in tax breaks and credits through expansions of the child tax credit; deductions for business depreciation, interest and research and development costs; and pulling back slightly on a ...

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Time Sensitive Alert: Re-Registering TCCs for 1099s

Time Sensitive Alert: Re-Registering TCCs for 1099s

ALERT – TIME SENSITIVE:  NSAC’s Tax Committee has learned that several taxpayers, who have historically filed their 1099s directly with the IRS via the FIRE system, have been caught off-guard by a new requirement.  The key issue appears to be that Transmitter Codes issued before Sept 26, 2021 must have been re-registered in order to transmit 1099s in January of 2024.  Below is an announcement from Thompson Reuters that ...

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