Sep 15, 2021 · The Council On State Taxation (COST) and the State Tax Research Institute (STRI) are pleased to announce the release of the eighteenth annual study of state and local business taxes. The report, prepared by Ernst & Young LLP, shows all state and local business taxes paid in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Definition of cost. (Entry 1 of 2) 1a : the amount or equivalent paid or charged for something : price The average cost of a college education has gone up dramatically. b : the outlay or expenditure (as of effort or sacrifice) made to achieve an object He achieved fame, but at the cost of losing several friends.
transportation cost. The expenses involved in moving products or assets to a different place, which are often passed on to consumers. For example, a business would generally incur a transportation cost if it needs to bring its products to retailers in order to have them offered for sale to consumers.