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No Delay in Lease Accounting Standard Effective Date
FASB will not be providing a last-minute reprieve on its lease accounting standard effective date, despite the concerns of financial statement preparers about the difficulty of implementing the new...
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Common Depreciation Missteps and Misconceptions: Demolition of Structures
In most cases, the demolition of a structure to facilitate construction of a new building increases the land value. Not only does the cost of demolition increase the value of the land, but also the...
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IRS Points to New Limits on Like-kind Exchanges
The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers Monday about a change under the new tax law that limits like-kind exchanges to exchanges of real estate and similar property. Under last...
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4 Steps to Prepare for the Future of Accounting
Time is running out to start getting ready for the technology-transformed, new-world accounting profession that is evolving at an increasing pace. What changes are coming? What steps should be taken...
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AICPA Drafts Guidance on Inventory Valuation
The American Institute of CPAs' Financial Reporting Executive Committee has posted an early working draft of guidance on inventory valuation guidance, with a goal of eventually publishing a broader...
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The Cooperative Accountant (TCA)

The Cooperative Accountant (TCA)NSAC publishes a technical journal, The Cooperative Accountant (TCA), exclusively for its membership on a quarterly basis. Each issue includes articles covering many cooperative related issues. Topics include accounting & auditing issues, finance and banking, cooperative management and operations, legal and regulatory issues and taxation. Sections addressing the specific needs of individual groups of members include: Small Cooperative Business Forum, ACCTFAX, Utility Cooperative Forum and TAXFAX. This journal has become widely recognized as the industry standard in technical publications.

NSAC recognizes an ongoing need to explore the cooperative's unique accounting practices and financial structure and devises programs to share this information with its membership. Contributions for articles are always accepted. To find out how you can submit an article for publication, contact the National Office.

Back issues and articles are available only to members through the National Office. Articles may be purchased through the National Office. Please indicate the author, title and issue when ordering. The price per journal for any article is $25.00.

If you are interested in looking at the TCA Index from 1985 to the present, click here. (PDF Format)