Membership Benefits

NSAC provides a variety of training sessions, publications, and research tools to enhance the professional competence of its members and improve the level of service they can offer cooperatives.

Education

One of the most beneficial offerings we provide, NSAC members are able to gather information online, in-person and through different resources all-year.

Tax, Finance and Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC) is an annual national conference featuring noted presenters and numerous breakout sessions on developments in cooperative tax, finance, accounting, auditing and management topics. TFACC attendees can earn 20 or more Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits.

Basic and Advanced Cooperative Accounting Seminars offer training in the core concepts unique to working for or with cooperatives such as equity management, tax planning and risk management.

Cooperative Learning Networks (CLNs) are webinars that provide easy access to presentations, panel discussions and conversations by leading experts and fellow members on a variety of topics and issues important to those in the cooperative world. There are no travel expenses, no time away from the office and the best part – members may attend an unlimited number, all included with their annual membership dues. Recordings are archived for on-demand viewing.

Chapter Annual Meetings and Educational Programs provide technical programming and valuable networking and information exchange on key topics.

Resources

The Cooperative Accountant (TCA) is a quarterly technical journal published for nearly 70 years featuring timely and useful information on cooperative tax, accounting, finance, and economic issues.

The Tax Library is an online searchable database of IRS administrative rules, rulings and court cases concerning the tax treatment of cooperatives.

Welcome to Cooperatives is a booklet providing a basic explanation of how cooperatives are organized and operated, including equity management and tax treatment. It is a must-read for new employees without a background in cooperatives.

Connections

Plug into the power of our professional network and gain access to our exclusive Connect platform, a member portal where over 1600 professionals serving cooperatives engage. Connect encourages collaboration with all members of NSAC and enables you to gain answers to pressing questions. Here you will also find a listing of Chapter and National events that keep members informed on the latest accounting and tax information.

Further your career and build your resume through leadership development opportunities that are available to all members through chapter and national board service, speaking engagements, writing opportunities, connections, and mentorships.

NSAC maintains alliances with organizations such as FASB, IFAS, IRS, NCBA, NCFC and others to bring you valuable resource, most current information, and provide continuing professional education credits, while ensuring the rapidly changing environment continues to keep the unique needs of the cooperative community top of mind.

Upcoming Events

2024 TFACC - Collaboration Among Communities
July 28 - 31, 2024

2024 TFACC - Collaboration Among Communities

Registration open for the 2024 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 enriching four-day program, presented in collaboration with NSAC, NRECA, and NTCA, offering proven strategies, tools, and resources to enhance your cooperative's efficiency, financial controls, regulatory compliance, and overall transaction management.

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2025 Technical Exchange
January 27 - 28, 2025

2025 Technical Exchange

The 2025 Technical Exchange is here to immerse you in an extraordinary one-and-a-half-day fly-in event, unlike any other. Join us on January 27-28, 2025, and prepare to be part of something exceptional. This event is only open to NSAC Members. Space is limited, we sold out last year, and the event will fill up fast! DYNAMIC DISCUSSIONS, NOT MUNDANE PRESENTATIONSSay goodbye to mundane PowerPoint presentations! Our innovative program revolves ...

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NSAC 2024 Mississippi Valley Annual Meeting
June 24 - 25, 2024

NSAC 2024 Mississippi Valley Annual Meeting

Get ready and mark your calendars for June 24-25, 2024 for the NSAC Mississippi Valley Annual Meeting! Don't miss out on this exciting event filled with networking opportunities, insightful discussions, and valuable takeaways. Save the date and stay tuned for more details – trust us, you won't want to miss it!

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