Business Resources

Business Resources

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.

http://business.ca.gov/

Franchise Tax Board

Information relating to franchise tax requirements, penalties and suspensions/forfeitures.

http://www.ftb.ca.gov/

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.

http://www.boe.ca.gov/

Department of Consumer Affairs

Information relating to licensing requirements at the state level for specific business entities.

http://www.dca.ca.gov/

State Bar of California Office of Certification

Information relating to registration of law corporations and limited liability partnerships.

http://www.calbar.ca.gov/

Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers’ Compensation

Information relating to worker’s compensation requirements.

http://www.dir.ca.gov/

Department of Financial Institutions

Information relating to credit unions, industrial loan companies, banks, savings and loan associations or savings banks.

http://www.dfi.ca.gov/

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.

http://www.corp.ca.gov/

Employment Development Department

Information relating to unemployment insurance, disability insurance and employment tax.

http://www.edd.ca.gov/

Department of Insurance

Information relating to requirements for insurance companies, agents and brokers.

http://www.insurance.ca.gov/

Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Workers’ Compensation

Information relating to worker’s compensation requirements.

http://www.dir.ca.gov/