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

A Day of Technical Exchanges
December 5 - 6, 2022

A Day of Technical Exchanges

A high value fly-in event encouraging peer networking and engagement with key influencers in working towards solutions for the emerging issues in the cooperative tax, accounting, and finance arena.

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What is the Second Year Impact of Inflation?
December 8, 2022

What is the Second Year Impact of Inflation?

With the economy now in its second year of inflation above 5.0%, the year over year inflation rate may seem to be moderating in the 8% range after the CPI peaked at 9.1% in June 2022 and the PPI peaked at 11.2% in March 2022; however, that understates the serious economic impact inflation has had on the cost structures of businesses from 2020 to 2022.

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North Central 2022 Fall Meeting
December 12, 2022

North Central 2022 Fall Meeting

The North Central Chapter is hosting its fall meeting on Monday, December 12, 2022, at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul, MN.  We will be offering 6 hours of CPE!  Topics include How to Become a Person of Influence, Economic Outlook, 401(k) and Secure Act, Inflation Reduction Act, and Tax Update, as well as ESG for Cooperatives.  That evening we will attend the Minnesota Wild game as they take on the Edmonton Oilers. 

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