Partly cloudy


Ventura, CA

Partly cloudy
Humidity: 67%
Wind: ENE at 11 mph
Mostly cloudy
45°F / 65°F
Scattered showers
51°F / 63°F
56°F / 62°F

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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.