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Business just got easier with the California Business Portal. Find all the tools and resources you need to get your business up and running in California.

California Competes Tax Credit

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.

Permit Assistance

Find out what specific federal, state, regional, or local permits that may be needed for your business. GO-Biz has permit specialists ready to answer all your permit questions.

Film & Television Tax Credit 2.0

 The CA Film and T.V. Tax Credit Program provides $330 million annually to encourage film and television production in the state.

California Made

California is a world leader in innovation, style, and quality goods. Is your product made in California? Certify your product as CA Made.

EB-5 Investor Visa Program

Utilize the Federal Visa Program to attract international investment so that your business can grow.

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Silicon Valley, Central Valley to bridge geographic, economic and political divides to promote ‘Valley to Valley’ connection and ‘Opportunity for All’

Palo Alto, California – Following Governor Newsom’s appearance at Stanford University today where he will talk about economic development, social mobility, and lifting up marginalized communities, nearly 150 business and civic leaders will gather this evening at the local restaurant Il Fornaio to learn more about the economic potential of California’s fifth largest city, Fresno, and the vast Central Valley region. Less than 200 miles southeast from Silicon Valley, Fresno leaders say there is ‘another Valley’ in California, and they believe the Silicon Valley could benefit from business and infrastructure investments that connect the two regions.


Governor’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor Releases Statement on January Employment Numbers

Sacramento, CA – Following the California Employment Development Department’s (EDD) release of the state’s employment data from January, the Governor’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor and Director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development Lenny Mendonca issued the following statement.


Governor Brown Lauds State's Small Businesses Ahead of "Small Business Saturday"

Governor Brown, “I urge all Californians to support small businesses during Small Business Saturday on November 24th ..." 

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