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, distributed to members, featuring timely and useful information on cooperative tax, accounting, finance, and economic issues.
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The Tax Library provides members with easy access to a searchable database of IRS administrative rules and rulings and court cases concerning tax treatment of cooperatives.
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Welcome to Cooperatives is a publication that provides 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.
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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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Upcoming Events

2021 Tax Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives
August 2 - 4, 2021

2021 Tax Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives

The Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives is the premier annual conference for those professionals working working in this space. The complete program and registration for the 2021 event will be available the first week of April 2021.

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Improving the Timeliness & Efficiency of Monthly Financial Close Process
April 27, 2021

Improving the Timeliness & Efficiency of Monthly Financial Close Process

This 60-minute session focuses on the improvements in the timeliness and efficiencies and will help attendees identify time saving and stress saving processes for month ending closings. The strategies and processes associated with month ending closings are vital routines that should be implemented and continually refined and improved within an organization. Participants will be able to take away several tips and time saving ideas from this ...

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The Higher Stakes of Post-COVID Risk Governance
May 5, 2021

The Higher Stakes of Post-COVID Risk Governance

May 05, 20212:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM CT / 12:00 PM MT / 11:00 AM PT In this 60-minute zoom, you'll discover the importance of strong risk governance in successfully and safely navigating today’s cooperative organizations. This requires good alignment and transparency between the board/trustees, management, and the monitoring disciplines of the organization. Sufficient connection and alignment must be maintained across governance, ...

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