Ritz Carlton
921 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA  70112
(504) 524-1331

The Ritz is located in the French Quarter on Canal Street, approximately 30 miles from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Rooms have been reserved under a COST room block of $289 single/double. Make your hotel reservations early and directly with the Ritz Carlton. COST room block may sell out prior to the Monday, April 3, 2023 cut-off date.



This Conference/Session is open to COST Industry Members Only.

The program starts on Monday, April 24, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. and ends on Thursday, April 27, 2023 before noon.

The goal of this program is to bring multistate tax professionals, with various levels of experience in state and local income and franchise taxes, together in an environment that allows for extensive interaction and exchange of information as well as updates on key SALT issues and insights regarding state tax trends and opportunities. The program is targeted to all levels of experience and no advance preparation is needed.

Registration Fees:  


Before April 3, 2023

After April 3, 2023

COST Industry Member






 NOTE: Company must be a COST Industry Member to attend.

Cancellation Fees:

A $50 cancellation fee will be imposed for cancellations received on or before April 3, 2023; cancellations after April 3rd 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 Income Tax Conference & Audit Session.  For complaints and special refund policies you can contact Karen Galdamez ([email protected]), 202.484.5220.

Continuing Education:

COST will assist you in applying for Continuing Education credit for the COST 2023 Income Tax Conference/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.


April’s average high in New Orleans is in the mid-high 70’s and the average low is in the mid-low 60’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 Galdamez: [email protected]