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

2022 Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives
July 31 - August 3, 2022

2022 Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives

Make sure you save the date for the 2022 Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference for Cooperatives! The conference is being held IN-PERSON in San Antonio from July 31-August 3, 2022. TFACC is the premier national conference for cooperative tax, finance and accounting professionals. TFACC is a can't miss event, as it is the only conference uniquely tailored to providing education, resources and connections to professionals involved in the ...

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Financial Forecasting
October 28, 2021

Financial Forecasting

Is your cooperative forward looking? Is it preparing financial forecasts? This session will focus on some of the objectives for forecasting. What tools and information are required to prepare a forecast? Tips will be shared on how to validate a forecast. Discussion will include where and how the forecast can be used?

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Tax Director Duties for Ag Coops: What Does a Tax Director Do?
November 1, 2021

Tax Director Duties for Ag Coops: What Does a Tax Director Do?

Do you want to know more about the roles and duties of a Tax Director working for an Agricultural Coop? Are you curious about how cooperative tax law applies specifically to farmer coops, and how this taxation impacts the amount and type of refund distributed? In this session, attendees will explore the unique set of tax rules that apply to famer owned cooperatives, and how these rules affect the overall role of a Tax Director at an AG Coop. This CLN will cover the specific types of taxes administered by in-house tax departments, what types of tax audits are typically encountered by AG Coops, and how advocacy can be used to affect tax legislation impacting coops. Participants will walk away with an understanding of the stipulations that exist within the agricultural industry, and how an AG Coop Tax Director executes strategic tax compliance and planning based on these specific tax implications.

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