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GO-Biz and ProMexico to Host California-Mexico Business and Trade Dialogues in San Diego
1/8/2016 9:59:00 AM
San Diego, Calif. - The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and ProMéxico, together with partners at the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s Office, and the United States Department of Commerce U.S. Commercial Service are hosting a summit to discuss California-Mexico cross border relations as part of Governor Brown’s 2014 Trade and Investment Agreement with the Mexican Government. ...Read More
GO-Biz Hosting Two Free Webinars for Businesses Interested in Applying for $75 Million in California
1/5/2016 5:09:00 PM
Sacramento, Calif. - The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced it is hosting two free webinars in January for businesses interested in applying for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). GO-Biz is now accepting applications for $75 million in tax credits during the current application period which closes on January 25. Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to apply for tax credits which are available to companies that are expanding and adding jobs in the state. The online application is available at www.calcompetes.ca.gov...Read More
GO-Biz Now Accepting Applications for California Competes Tax Credits
1/4/2016 4:14:00 PM
Sacramento, Calif. - The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced that it is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC).  There are $75 million in tax credits available during this application period for businesses that are expanding and adding jobs in the state. The deadline to submit applications is Monday, January 25, 2016, at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) and the online application website will automatically close once this deadline has passed.  The online application can be accessed at www.calcompetes.ca.gov. ...Read More
Governor Brown Encourages Californians to Shop Small ahead of "Small Business Saturday"
11/25/2015 9:24:00 AM
Sacramento, Calif. – Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a letter in support of the upcoming Small Business Saturday on November 28th.  Small Business Saturday is an initiative that marks a day to support the local businesses that create jobs, boost the economy and preserve neighborhoods around the country. ...Read More
GO-Biz Committee Approves $43.7 Million in Tax Credits for 89 Companies Adding Over 7,000 Jobs in CA
11/10/2015 3:12:00 PM
Sacramento, Calif. – Building upon California’s nation leading job creation, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) committee approved $43.7 million in tax credits for 89 companies expanding and creating jobs in California. The awards will help these companies create a projected 7,164 jobs and generate over $600 million in investment across California.  The complete list of approved companies and award amounts can be found here. ...Read More
GO-Biz Kicks-Off a Series of Statewide Small Business Summits
10/9/2015 4:13:00 PM
Sacramento, Calif. – The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is holding a small business summit in Clovis on Tuesday, October 13, from 7:30 a.m. to noon, to help small business owners and entrepreneurs access resources to expand and add jobs. ...Read More
GO-Biz Receives 341 California Competes Applications Seeking $75 Million in Available Tax Credits
8/25/2015 2:50:00 PM
Sacramento, Calif. – The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that it received a total of 341 applications with a combined tax credit request of $269 million for an available $75 million for the most recent California Competes Tax Credit application period which closed on August 17, 2015. ...Read More
GO-Biz Announces $747,000 Federal Grant for Trade and Export Initiative
8/25/2015 9:22:00 AM
Sacramento, Calif. – The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that California received a $747,781 grant from the federal government to help small businesses boost trade and export abroad. ...Read More
GO-Biz Awards Lean 6-Sigma Efficiency Training Certificates to 23 State Officials
7/23/2015 9:52:00 AM
Sacramento, Calif. – Building on the Administration’s efforts to make state government more efficient, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) yesterday awarded 23 state officials across various agencies and departments certificates of completion for the Lean 6-Sigma training program administered by GO-Biz which helps streamline permitting and make state government more business friendly. ...Read More
GO-Biz Announces Statewide California Competes Tax Credit Workshops
7/9/2015 5:46:00 PM
Sacramento, Calif. – The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that it is holding a series of California Competes Tax Credit technical assistance workshops throughout the state. ...Read More
 

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