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The cooperative ownership structure presents unique variations on issues that arise in any business or organization, including the roles and responsibilities of the cooperative members
and directors. finance, and taxation.
The cooperative ownership structure presents unique variations on issues that arise in any business or organization.
General Info on Cooperatives
Cooperatives Community of Practice (online) UW Extension/US Cooperative
Co-ops 101 -
An Introduction to Cooperatives USDA Rural Development CIR
Cooperatives in Wisconsin: The Power of Cooperative Action
UW Center for Cooperatives
Cooperatives: Principles and Practices in the Twenty-First Century
Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade International Co-operative Alliance
Governance: how the affairs of the cooperative are
administered; the roles and responsibilities of cooperative members, directors,
equity, patronage and financing issues in
start-up cooperatives, ongoing cooperative operations, taxation, and demutualization and liquidation.
Legal and Taxation laws and legislation affecting
cooperative incorporation, taxation, operations, and reporting.
Benefits: the unique impacts that cooperatives create on
the membership, the marketplace, and the community.
Sector Topics: cooperative issues
that are unique to a particular economic sector, or the cooperative topic variations
that specific to the