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NSAC Tax Committee: Qualified Payment Letter to IRS 12-20-2019
December 20, 2019CC:PA:LPD:PR (REG-118425-18)Room 5203Internal Revenue ServiceP.O. Box 7604Ben Franklin StationWashington, DC 20044  Dear Sirs and Madams: The National Society of Accountants for...
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How to Handle an Office Know-It-All
Know-it-alls get that title because they are usually right. They are smart and do their homework, and they are happy to flaunt their wisdom in front of anyone who will listen. They may act with an...
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Passwords Should Become a Thing of the Past. Here's Why
When the man who invented passwords says it’s time to move on, it probably is. Four years ago, Fernando Corbato, who invented the first computer password in the 1960s, said that passwords had...
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Want a Happy Employee? Give Them an Office
I know, I know. You just ordered a 50-foot, untreated walnut conference table, and you envision all of your employees filing into work each day, grabbing a seat at random, and coding away as part of...
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Independent Contractor or Employee? Varying Tests
It is not unusual to read news stories about companies being sued for classifying workers as independent contractors when they claim to be employees. Being designated an employee can have a profound...
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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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