The workshop/hybrid meeting will be held over 2-days, Wednesday, August 11th, Thursday, August 12th.

In-Person Meeting Timeline

Virtual Webinar Timeline

Wednesday, August 11th – 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (PT)

Wednesday, August 11th – 8:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. (PT)

Thursday, August 12th – 8:50 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (PT)

Thursday, August 12th – 8:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (PT)

This program (both virtual and in-person) is open to industry tax professionals from both COST Member and Non-COST Member Companies. Practitioners are not eligible to attend except for those sponsoring or speaking). CLE/CPE will be available to each registered individual. Please note – the In-Person Meeting will contain more sessions than the Virtual Webinar and, therefore, have more CLE/CPE credits assigned to it.  A draft agenda is available showing the session breakdown.

This program is for someone with all levels of state and local tax experience. No advance preparation is needed. The goal of this program is to provide a program both in-person and virtual which will cover the key state and local tax issues that technology companies are facing.

The virtual portion will be using the Zoom platform. If your corporate firewall restricts the use of Zoom, you may join by personal device or audio. Registration Fees

In-Person Meeting


Virtual Meeting

COST Industry Member

Non-COST Industry Member


COST Industry Member

Non-COST Industry Member






COVID-19 Safety Protocol

By attending this COST program in-person attendees hereby agree to abide by the Doubletree by Hilton and COST COVID-19 safety protocols.

In-Person Location
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel San Francisco Airport
835 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA  94010-9949

The Doubletree by Hilton is located 2 miles from San Francisco International Airport. There is a shuttle to the airport and nearest BART station, and the Burlingame City Trolley provides free rides into downtown for dining and shopping. Enjoy our restaurant and bar, the outdoor fire pits, and our fitness center.

Rooms have been reserved under a Council On State Taxation room block at $169 per night. Please make your reservation directly with the Doubletree.

This program will be conducted live with no recording made available after. However, by registering for COST’s program, attendees hereby agree to allow COST to record both in person and virtually and use the recording in news media, website, publications, articles, marketing pieces and etc.

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing.

COST will refund 100% of registration fees for registered attendees unable to attend a COST meeting 2021 due to their company COVID-19 travels restrictions in place at the time of the meeting.

For more information regarding COST’s complaint and refund policies, please email Karen Galdámez.   

Continuing Education

COST will assist in applying for Continuing Education credit for the 2021 State and Local Tax Webinar for the Tech Industry. 

COST 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:

For CLE credits and more CPE information, please email This program is tentatively approved for 8 CPE Credits (for in-person over the 2 days).

There are no prerequisites for this event and the program level is intermediate. Please note that distance learning courses should be attended in an educational setting that is free from distractions.

For More Information

Please contact Karen Galdámez, COST, 122 C Street, NW, Suite 330, Washington, DC 20001, fax: 202.484.5229, e-mail: Karen Galdamez.