Author Guidelines

National Society of Accountants Author Guidelines

MAIN STREET PRACTITIONER brings cutting-edge information, trends, and best practice articles to its readers. This online magazine of the National Society of Accountants (NSA) is presented in digital format five times a year. The digital issue includes features such as hyperlinks to more information; a search function that enables readers to search for specific topics; and the ability to share articles through email and social media.

Some articles, including practice management topics may be published in the NSA e-newsletter, MemberLink, which is distributed bi-monthly.

Article Guidelines
Articles are generally between 600-1200 words. Basic guidelines for submitting articles include:

  • An electronic text file, submitted to the editor at
  • A high-quality JPG or PDF of any charts or figures
  • Author contact information, including a bio and medium to high resolution photo

Editorial and advertising contact:

Main Street Practitioner Editorial Calendar

IssueRelease DateMaterials Due
Tax Season2/112/15
Post Tax Season6/14/20 - 5/1 earlier is preferred

Topics of Interest
The editors are looking for articles that cover subject areas specific to the tax and accounting industries. Some topic ideas include, but are not limited to:

  • Accounting
  • Amending Returns
  • Auditing Issues
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building a Business
  • Case Studies
  • Collections
  • Consolidations, Mergers, & Acquisitions
  • Continuing Education
  • Corporations
  • Credentials
  • Divorce Issues
  • Estate Planning
  • Financial Planning
  • Government Resources
  • IRS Negotiation
  • Leadership
  • New Tax Regulations
  • Partnerships
  • Preparer Certification Concepts
  • Professional Development
  • Professional Ethics
  • Setting up a New Business
  • Social Security Benefits
  • Success Stories
  • Succession Planning
  • Tax Legislation
  • Tax Season Preparation
  • Volunteering