State Agencies & Programs
CalGOLD (California Government: On-Line to Desktops)
Provides detailed information on the business permit, license and registration requirements from all levels of government.
Franchise Tax Board
Information relating to franchise tax requirements, penalties and suspensions/forfeitures.
State Board of Equalization
Information relating to sales or use tax liability, special taxes and fees, property tax administration, and franchise and income tax appeals.
Department of Consumer Affairs
Information relating to licensing requirements at the state level for specific business entities.
State Bar of California Office of Certification
Information relating to registration of law corporations and limited liability partnerships.
Department of Financial Institutions
Information relating to credit unions, industrial loan companies, banks, savings and loan associations or savings banks.
Department of Corporations
Responsible for the regulation of securities, franchises, off-exchange commodities, investment and financial services, independent escrows, consumer and commercial finance lending, and residential mortgage lending.
Employment Development Department
Information relating to unemployment insurance, disability insurance and employment tax.
Department of Insurance
Information relating to requirements for insurance companies, agents and brokers.