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Leases: A portfolio approach
Shifting application from an individual lease to a portfolio level offers practicality and cost minimization for companies adopting FASB’s new lease accounting standard. Here are tips for applying...
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IRS Issues HSA Contribution Limits for 2019
The IRS issued the calendar year 2019 inflation-adjusted figures for the annual contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) and the minimum deductible amounts and maximum out-of-pocket...
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IRS Offers Automatic Method to Change Accounting for New Revenue Recognition Standard
The Internal Revenue Service has released a new revenue procedure that provides a new automatic way that companies can use when changing their accounting method to conform to the Financial Accounting...
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Companies Foresee Major Impact from Lease Accounting Standard
More than three-quarters of the top 100 U.S. companies with the biggest lease obligations expect to see a material impact on their balance sheet from the new lease accounting standard, according to a...
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Understanding the New Sec. 199A Business Income Deduction
Understanding the New Sec. 199A Business Income Deduction  Sec. 199A allows taxpayers other than corporations a deduction of 20% of qualified business income earned in a qualified trade or...
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Mission Statement and Long Range Goals

Mission Statement
Serve cooperatives by:

  • Providing accounting, tax and business education uniquely tailored to professionals working for and with cooperatives.
  • Providing networking and professional development opportunities for members, prospective members and others supporting the cooperative sector.
  • Participating in standard-setting and implementation processes enabling members to effectively apply those accounting standards.

Goals

  • Goal #1 - Providing a superior membership experience through increased use of technology.
  • Goal #2 - Rededicating resources nationally and with the chapters, in support of recruiting and retaining members.
  • Goal #3 - Strengthening the NSAC brand by focused outreach to those new to the profession, industry and cooperatives.
  • Goal #4 - Developing increased opportunities for networking and professional connections within membership.