California has the 5th largest gross domestic product in the world (behind the U.S., China, Japan and Germany). And, 99.8% of the commercial enterprises in California are classified as “small” businesses. Small businesses can thrive in California, if they are managed correctly. Establishing and managing a small business in the state is becoming easier through the use of technology, and some of the time-saving, online resources are listed below:
California Business Portal - a one-stop website for information and assistance on starting and managing a business in California
California Employment Development Department - state payroll tax, disability, unemployment insurance information and employer account
California Employment Development Department - Labor Market Information – interesting information and statistics on the labor market in California
California Dept. of Tax and Fee Administration - California seller's permit and sales tax
California Secretary of State - Business Portal - establishing your business (partnership, LLC or corporation) in California
Economic & Workforce Development - California Community Colleges - available workforce training through the California Community College
CalGold - Permit Assistance - this website assists you in finding appropriate permit information for your business. It also provides contact information for the various agencies that administer & issue these permits.
GO-Biz (The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development) - the California Governor’s office for job growth, economic development, and business assistance efforts.
Of course, you can always contact us to discuss your particular issue – click on the”apply now” icon at the top of this page, call (530) 222-8323 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.