Location:

Doubletree by Hilton SF Airport Hotel
835 Airport Blvd.
Burlingame, CA 94010
Phone: (650) 344-5500

Set off Highway 101, this contemporary bayside hotel is 2 miles from downtown Burlingame and 3 miles from San Francisco International Airport.

The warm, polished rooms and suites feature custom-designed beds, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemaking facilities, plus free Wi-Fi. Some add bay views and/or minifridges, while suites offer separate living rooms with pull-out sofas and/or whirlpool tubs.

Amenities include an exercise room, a bayside jogging trail and a casual restaurant/sports bar, plus meeting space and a 24-hour business center. There's also a free 24/7 airport shuttle, as well as bus service to the BART.

Rooms have been reserved in a Council On State Taxation room block for $169 per night. Please make your reservation directly with the Doubletree by Hilton Burlingame.

Program:

Registration for the Tech Companies Workshop can be done online at any time or, in-person, from 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10th and concludes at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 11th.

This one and a half day webinar will cover the key state and local tax issues that technology companies are facing. It is for someone with all levels of state and local tax experience. No advance preparation is needed. Only employees of COST member and non-COST member companies are invited to attend.

Registration Fees:  

 

Before August 1, 2022

After August 1, 2022

COST Industry Member

$250

$350

Non-COST Industry Member

$350

$450

COVID-19 Safety Protocols at COST Meetings – All in-person attendees at COST meetings will be required to comply with current state, local, and meeting venue COVID-19 safety protocols as well as submit a health survey upon arrival at the meeting. COST will provide COVID-19 mitigation protocols in advance of the meeting, which may require unvaccinated attendees to wear a facemask while not eating, drinking, or social distancing, and/or a recommendation to wear a facemask for vaccinated attendees unless eating, drinking, or social distancing. Thank you for your understanding as we deal with the ever-changing COVID world.

COVID-19 Refund/Credit Policy for COST Meetings – COST will refund 100% of registration fees for registered attendees unable to attend a COST meeting in 2022 due to company COVID-19 travel restrictions in place at the time of the meeting. In addition, COST will issue an appropriate refund or credit for attendees unable to attend all or part of a COST meeting due to illness. COST will also allow substitute attendees if a registered attendee is unable to attend due to COVID-19 related issues.

Cancellation Fees:

A $50 cancellation fee will be imposed for cancellations received on or before August 1, 2022; cancellations after August 1st will not be refunded.

For complaints and special refund policies you can contact Karen Galdamez (kgaldamez@cost.org), 202.484.5220.

Hotel Reservations:

Rooms have been reserved at a rate of $169 single/double (plus taxes). Please make your hotel reservations directly with the Doubletree by Hilton Burlingame - click here.  The room reservation cut-off date is July 22nd.

We encourage you to make your room reservations early as rooms in the COST block and hotel will sell out.  

Continuing Education:

COST will assist you in applying for Continuing Education credit for the COST 2022 SALT Workshop for Technology Companies. 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: www.learningmarket.org.

Weather:

August's average high in Burlingame is in the low 70’s and the average low is in the high-50’s. Dress for the conference is business casual.  We encourage you to bring a sweater or jacket to the meeting as the meeting rooms tend to be on the cooler side.

Permission:  

By registering for COST’s conferences, workshops or schools, attendees hereby agree to allow COST to use any photos taken of them during the conference/workshop/school in news media, website, publications, articles, marketing pieces and etc.

For More Information: Please contact Karen Galdámez: KGaldamez@cost.org