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

2024 Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC)
July 28 - 31, 2024

2024 Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC)

Mark your calendars for the upcoming Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives (TFACC) taking place in Orlando, Florida from July 28 to July 31, 2024. This is the must-attend event specially designed for professionals involved in the financial management and planning of cooperatives. TFACC stands out as the only conference that provides tailored education, resources, and networking opportunities in this field. Anticipate an ...

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NSAC Co-op 101
March 7, 2024

NSAC Co-op 101

Are you new to the co-op industry or want a better understanding of concepts like patronage dividends, Section 199A(g), and hedge accounting? Co-op 101 is the perfect opportunity for professionals like you to gain a comprehensive understanding of the cooperative landscape. In this engaging course, you'll embark on a journey to define cooperatives and delve into the fundamental principles that underpin their unique structure. Join us for this ...

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2024 Agricultural Economic Outlook
March 13, 2024

2024 Agricultural Economic Outlook

Want to know more about current and expected market conditions affecting agricultural co-ops? In this 60-minute zoom, Tanner Ehmke, Lead Economist with CoBank, will discuss the issues impacting the macroeconomy, agricultural commodity markets, and the agricultural economy with particular focus on inflation. Get an outlook on the agricultural commodity markets, including corn, wheat, soybeans, rice, cotton, hay, cattle, hogs, and dairy, and the ...

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