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Microsoft Will Soon End Support for Windows 7. Now What?
If you haven't already upgraded to Windows 10, add the task to your to-do listOver the next few weeks, millions of PC users will receive pop-up messages from Microsoft informing them that the Windows...
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FBI Sees Big Rise in Internet Crime Complaints, Losses
The FBI received nearly 17% more complaints in 2018 than in 2017, and nearly double the losses. The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime and Complaint Center received 50,000 more...
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Final Guidance FASB Issues Amendments to the Three New Standards on Financial Instruments
The FASB amended its standards on credit losses, hedging, and recognizing and measuring financial instruments to clarify them and address implementation issues. The amendments clarify the scope of...
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Strategic Planning Is A Process—Not An Event
Most of the enterprises I’ve worked with have been strategically minded…focused on sustained growth and profitability. Some had written plans, others did not.  For those that did not, but...
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IRS Adjusts Maximum Value of Employer-provided Vehicles for Inflation
The Internal Revenue Service has issued a notice setting the inflation-adjusted maximum value of a vehicle provided by an employer to an employee for personal use at a maximum of $50,400 for tax...
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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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