3600 Las Vegas Blvd, South
Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

The Bellagio is located 15 minutes from Harry Reid International Airport (LAS).

Rooms have been reserved under a COST room block of $254 single/double. There is an additional $37 resort fee per night which includes meeting room and in-room wifi.  Please make your hotel reservations early and directly with the Bellagio using this link.

NOTE: As you may be aware the Las Vegas Casino Workers have voted to strike the casinos in Las Vegas – including the Bellagio.  We have been monitoring the situation and have been in touch with Bellagio representatives who have advised us that while this vote has been taken, no strike is imminent and, if there is a strike, it will not occur until  sometime after the dates of our Annual Meeting.  Attendees should not be concerned about any impact from this situation.


Registration for the Annual Meeting can be done online at any time. The conference will start on 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 and end on Friday, October 20, 2023 at noon.

This three and a half day Annual Meeting offers sessions for every state tax and government affairs professional with tax responsibilities.  The Meeting has an extensive program covering all types of state and local taxes that business taxpayers are confronted with on a daily basis.  The ever-popular audit sessions and state chamber of commerce roundtables are included, and other conference sessions provide updates on timely SALT issues and insight regarding state tax trends and opportunities.  Targeted to all SALT types and levels of experience.

Registration Fees:  


Before October 6, 2023

After October 6, 2023

COST Industry Member
Gives access to any and all sessions



COST Practitioner Partner
Gives access to any and all sessions except for Audit Sessions



Non-COST Industry Member
Gives access to any and all sessions except for Audit Sessions



Non-COST Practitioner Partner
Gives access to any and all sessions except for Audit Sessions



Chamber of Commerce
Gives access to any and all sessions



Cancellation Fees:

A $50 cancellation fee will be imposed for cancellations received on or before October 2, 2023; cancellations after October 2nd will not be refunded.

Your company must be in good standing with COST at time of registration and time of program in order for its employees to attend the 54th Annual Meeting at the member rate.  For complaints and special refund policies you can contact Karen Galdamez ([email protected]), 202.484.5220.

Hotel Reservations:

Rooms have been reserved at a rate of $254 single/double (plus taxes). Please make your hotel reservations directly with the Bellagio. Please note that there is an additional $37 per night resort fee.          

We encourage you to make your room reservations early as rooms in the COST block and hotel will sell out. Note: Tuesday, September 26, 2023 is the room reservation cut-off date. Rooms at the group rate may not be available if the COST room block sells out prior to September 26, 2023.

Click Here For Reservations

Continuing Education:

COST will assist you in applying for Continuing Education credit for the COST 2023 Annual Meeting/Audit Session. 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.


October’s average high in Las Vegas is in the high-70’s and the average low is in the mid-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.


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: [email protected]