California Business Portal

Incentive Programs & Financing

What tax credits are available at the state?

California provides several tax credit incentives to stimulate business activity in key economic sectors and regions. Targeted sectors include but are not limited to research and development, manufacturing, alt...

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Does California have an economic development office?

Yes, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as California’s single point of contact for economic development and job creation ef...

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What is the California Competes Tax Credit?

The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit for businesses looking to grow and expand in California. The purpose of the California Competes Tax Credit is to attract and retain high-value employe...

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What is the Employment Training Panel?

The Employment Training Panel (ETP) provides funding to employers to assist in upgrading the skills of their workers, ultimately leading to competitive wages and long-term jobs. The ETP is a funding agency, not...

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Does the state provide site selection assistance?

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) provides comprehensive confidential site selection services tailored to meet the needs of individual companies. As a part of this service, GO-...

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