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.


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.


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.


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 Technical Exchange
January 29 - 30, 2024

2024 Technical Exchange

Be a part of the 2024 Technical Exchange, happening on January 29-30, 2024. Immerse yourself in this one-and-a-half-day fly-in event, featuring dual technical-focused exchanges. Participants can opt for either the Tax+A&A Exchange or the Electric Co-op Exchange. Crafted to empower individuals engaged in cooperative tax, finance, and accounting, this event is tailored to proactively tackle emerging challenges and demands. Although each ...

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PCI Compliance: How Complicated Can It Be?
October 3, 2023

PCI Compliance: How Complicated Can It Be?

CPE: 1 Credit HourJoin us for this Cooperative Learning Network (CLN) aimed at cooperative tax and accounting professionals! PCI can be as complicated as you make it. Hardware and software tools are available to make PCI compliance easier, but it may mean changing how card payments are handled. In this 60-minute Zoom, you will discover how to simplify PCI compliance with expert insights from Randy Schroder of NISC. Uncover the levels of PCI ...

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NSAC Texas Chapter: The Cooperative Conference for Accountants, Bookkeepers and Controllers
October 6, 2023

NSAC Texas Chapter: The Cooperative Conference for Accountants, Bookkeepers and Controllers

We are thrilled to announce the return of the highly anticipated 2023 NSAC Texas Chapter Seminar, tailored exclusively for cooperative personnel like you—accountants, bookkeepers, and controllers. This is your opportunity to gain valuable insights, network with industry experts, and earn 8 hours of CPE credits. Here's what you need to know: Event Details:Date: October 6, 2023Location: PYCO Industries Cottonseed Cooperative & Milling, ...

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