Mostly cloudy

76°F

Ventura, CA

Mostly cloudy
Humidity: 37%
Wind: SW at 11 mph
Fri
Partly cloudy
50°F / 70°F
Sat
Partly cloudy
50°F / 67°F
Sun
Partly cloudy
49°F / 69°F

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Business Plans

  • Online Business Plan software  is a US Department of Commerce resource for writing a business plan. Register for the MBDA Portal in order to gain access to MBDA Business Applications including the Phoenix / Opportunity Matching System and the Business Plan Writer.
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CalGold

CalGOLD offers direct Internet links and contact information for state, local, regional, and federal permitting authorities.

California Business Portal

The California Business Portal provides information to business owners on starting a new business, permits and licenses, incentives, local resources and more. The portal is available on the business owner’s schedule and has a number of key features, including: Quick Start Guides, the California Business Navigator and a Service Desk.

California Chamber of Commerce

The California Chamber of Commerce is an advocate and resource for California employers, working to enhance the California economy and make the state a better place to live, work and do business.

GO-Biz (Governor’s Office of Business Economic Development)

Whether starting a business, relocating, looking to expand, or wondering about a particular policy or procedure, Go ED’s business consultants and website have a multitude of resources to smooth the journey.

Business Tax Credits

Companies expanding in California, are eligible to apply for a tax credit through the CA Competes program.