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NSAC Installs new Board of Directors, Officers, announces membership campaign recipients and recognizes members with years of service to the Society.
During our time in Austin we introduced the new elected leadership team for 2018-19, they are as follows: President, William Miller, CPA Electric ChapterVice President, Nick Mueting, CPA, CFE...
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How to Master Performance Reviews
Express gratitude for any kind of feedback you receive, because it presents opportunities to improve.  Traditional Performance evaluations are going extinct. The rapid pace of change in the modern...
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FASB Expands Private Company Consolidation Relief
FASB addressed an area of accounting that has long been a concern for private companies with the issuance of a standard designed to improve consolidation accounting for private companies.  The...
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It's Crunch Time for Private Companies on Revenue Recognition
It’s understandable that FASB’s new revenue recognition standard might not be top-of-mind for private company finance personnel despite the impending effective date.  The standard takes effect...
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Auditors See Challenges in New Leasing Standard
The new lease accounting standard that takes effect for public companies next year poses obstacles for the audit firms that have begun implementing it for their clients.  The leases standard, which...
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NSAC Publications

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.

  • The Cooperative Accountant is a quarterly technical journal featuring timely and useful information on cooperative tax, accounting, finance, and economic issues.

  • Financial Reporting by Cooperatives explains and offers examples of financial statement entries unique to cooperatives.

  • The Electronic Tax Library provides easy access to a searchable data base of IRS administrative rules and rulings and court cases concerning tax treatment of cooperatives. Available in the Members section of this website.

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

  • Membership Handbook provides an overview of the many publications, benefits, programs and structure of NSAC. This guide includes information on how to order extra items and how to find out more about all benefits available to members.
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