What is NSAC's Cooperative Learning Network?
The NSAC Cooperative Learning Network is a live, interactive webinar, and you can attend from any location with internet and/or telephone access. NSAC members can attend an unlimited number of CLNs at no charge!

Each Cooperative Learning Network will have one or more speakers who are recognized experts on the topic. CLNs typically include a Q&A session where participants can ask questions live or by chat. No advance preparation or prerequisites are required, unless otherwise stated in the course information. Attendees are able to download copies of the slides and/or handouts and are provided a link to view the recording (unless the description states the session will not be recorded). These tools help continue your learning experience after the session.

CPE Credits
The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor (#103068) of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.

Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based.

CLN Policies
Refunds for CLNs are not provided. All registrant will be provided with a link to the PODCast which can be viewed if they are unable to participate. Note PODCasts are not eligible for CPE credit.

For more information regarding refund, complaint and/or CLN cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (937) 222-6707 or info@nsacoop.org.

What does my registration include?
Your registration includes long-distance charges for the audio portion and log-in to the video presentation. All handouts and presentation files are downloadable and may be printed out or saved to the participant's computer once they are logged in to the course meeting room. Sessions include one Certificate of Attendance. Certificates for additional participants are $10.00 each.

Why NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks?

Fast.
No wasted time. Get right to the heart of the matter in a course designed to easily fit into your busy schedule.

Convenient.
No travel. No time out of the office. Listen and follow along from the comfort and convenience of your desk, device or conference room.

Easy.
A computer, device and/or telephone are all the equipment you need.

CLNs are ideal for multiple attendees. Registrants may use a monitor and speakers/speakerphone and invite others to participate - at no extra cost to you. Additional attendees seeking CPE credit for viewing the session will incur a $10 fee per certificate request.

Affordable.
NSAC Cooperative Learning Networks are free for members and available to non members at a fraction of the cost of travel and attendance fees for other high-priced conferences or seminars.

For more information contact the National Office at 937-222-6707 or email to: info@nsacoop.org

Cooperative Learning Network

Tax Considerations Surrounding COVID-19
Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM ET / 10:00 AM CT / 09:00 AM MT / 08:00 AM PT [Prevailing Time]
Approximate Duration: 60 minutes
Presenter(s): Jesse Palmer, CPA Partner, Director of Tax Quality Control & Jason Bombeck, CPA Partner BKD CPA's and Advisors
Objective: Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:
• Explain some of the relief measures being implemented by state and federal governments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
• Identify strategies to help with financial protection for their families and communities during this time of economic uncertainty
• Discuss commonly asked questions regarding the tax impact of the various federal and state COVID-19 response efforts
Field of Study: Tax
Program Level: Basic
CPE Credit: 1 Credit Hour
Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Course Description
As coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases continue to be reported throughout the U.S., the federal, state and local governments are responding to the pandemic through various relief measures. On March 18, 2020, Congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) and the IRS and U.S. Department of the Treasury extended the tax payment deadline to July 15, 2020. Find out what we’ve learned so far about these response efforts, including answers to some commonly asked questions, as well as future relief measures we expect to see. We’ll also discuss planning strategies to help with financial protection for your families and communities during this time of economic uncertainty.

Presenter Bio(s)
Jesse is a partner in BKD’s National Office Tax Department and serves as the firm’s director of tax quality control. His responsibilities include quality control, risk management and day-to-day administration of the firm’s tax practice. He also provides technical support and training to BKD’s tax professionals. Jesse serves as co-chair of the firm’s Tax Committee and works closely with the national tax director on firmwide tax-related growth initiatives.

Before joining the National Office in 2008 as a national tax assistant director, he worked in the Kansas City office and focused on tax consulting with manufacturing and distribution organizations and auto dealerships. Jesse assisted clients with general tax and business consulting and performed corporate and individual tax planning for closely held businesses.

Jesse is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Missouri Society of CPAs. He previously served on the AICPA’s Tax Practice Responsibilities Committee.

A member of BKD National Manufacturing & Distribution Group, Chris has more than 17 years of public accounting experience. He focuses on providing tax planning services to clients in the electric cooperative, manufacturing, distribution and service industries. He interprets the latest tax laws, helps clients reduce their tax liability and provides guidance on the tax implications of business opportunities.

He previously served as a national tax assistant director in BKD’s National Office in Springfield, Missouri, where he performed tax consultations with the firm’s offices and quality control reviews. He also contributed to various efficiency and quality control initiatives by developing standardized tax workpapers, engagement letters and checklists.

Jason, a member of BKD National Manufacturing & Distribution Group, has more than 20 years of public accounting experience. He specializes in providing tax planning and consulting services for clients in the agribusiness, manufacturing and distribution industries. His experience includes consulting with clients on strategic planning, multi-state taxation and choice-of-entity analysis, as well as estate and gift planning.

He has given presentations and authored articles on a variety of topics, including business valuations and succession planning. He receives in excess of 60 hours of continuing professional education annually and attends industry-specific conventions and conferences, including the National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives Tax, Finance & Accounting Conference.

Jason is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, Nebraska Society of Certified Public Accountants and Lincoln Estate Planning Council.

A PODCast of this workshop is now availble. Click here to order/view.

Additional Information

For more information regarding this series or administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact the NSAC National offices, 136 S. Keowee St., Dayton, OH 45402, 937-222-6707, email: info@nsacoop.org

The National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives (NSAC) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org