GO-Biz offers our Digital Service options for business owners to assist with information and resources about owning a business in California. Use the below resources to determine what permits you may need to start your business, apply for State tax credits, find out how to register or close your business, or use the Mapping Tool to find information of a particular region. These services and more can be found through any one of the below digital services.
Visit the California Business Portal for resources and information to get your business running in California!
Not sure where to start? Use the California Business Navigator to find custom information for your business.
**New Updates!** Get answers to commonly asked questions with the California Business Portal Service Desk.
The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California or stay and grow in California.
Administers the Film & Television Tax Credit Program 2.0 which provides tax credits to qualified productions that are produced in California.
This website assists you in finding appropriate permit information for your business, and contact information for the various agencies that administer & issue these permits.
Use this tool to submit a request for a certification letter or apply for a recertification, based on project location and census tract.