Educational Offerings

NSAC offers a variety of educational offerings to members and those seeking information on accounting, tax, finance and business education on cooperatives. Whether someone prefers online learning, viewing previously recorded content, in-person education or written articles, the organization has something for everyone.

NSAC provides quality education and materials to members and we continue to explore new opportunities to provide enhanced education opportunities.

The Tax Finance and Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC) is the annual education conference co-hosted by NSAC and NRECA. This conference offers sessions focused on cooperative tax, accounting, finance, business, management, operations, human resources and leadership. In addition to a general cooperative focus, sessions are offered with a focus on electric, broadband, agriculture and other cooperatives. CPE is provided.

Chapter Annual Meetings are typically conducted as day-long or multi-day events with educational sessions, networking opportunities and leadership activities. CPE is provided.

NSAC offers a robust online Cooperative Learning Networks (CLNs) providing webinars with access to presentations on a host of timely topics and issues vital to the day-to-day financial management and business operations of cooperatives. CPE is provided. CLNs are complimentary for members with fees included with their membership dues.

The Society shares informative articles via online blogs and articles in their technical journal, The Cooperative Accountant.

NSAC’s Connect platform, provides members the ability to share content and experiences.

Upcoming Events

Employee Retention Credits (ERC)
August 23, 2022

Employee Retention Credits (ERC)

A panel of experienced tax professionals from three prominent accounting firms will discuss the requirements and pitfalls in claiming Employee Retention Credits.  This seventy-five-minute session will focus on “essential businesses” such as many agricultural, grocery, and electric cooperatives.

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2022 NSAC Annual Report: The Perfect Connection
August 25, 2022

2022 NSAC Annual Report: The Perfect Connection

Tune into our Annual Report as we explore NSAC’s vision for the future. Members will hear from outgoing President Dave Antoni as he recaps NSAC’s accomplishments over the last year and welcomes our incoming President, Eric Krienert, as he discusses his hopes and goals for where NSAC is headed.

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Managing the Financial Risks of the IRS Form 8300 Mandates
October 11, 2022

Managing the Financial Risks of the IRS Form 8300 Mandates

This session will focus on the numerous reporting requirements that carry significant penalties for noncompliance. It will also present best practices in designing a cooperative-specific compliance process to avoid common and costly pitfalls.

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