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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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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)