SCORE Association official website. Learn how to start a business, find a business mentor online, and obtain answers to your business-related questions.
Small Business Administration official website. Home page with extensive links to federal and other resources for small businesses.
Federal Citizen Information Center official website. Part of the U.S. General Services Administration, the FCIC’s Small Business Links offer information for persons planning or owning small businesses, including information on procurement, taxes, woman and minority-owned businesses, human resources, and financial and legal issues.
CalGold official website. The CalGOLD website provides links and contact information for California businesses concerning business permits, licenses, and registrations required by federal, regional, state, and local agencies. Information is searchable according to type of business.
California Secretary of State official website.
California Department of Corporations official website.
California Franchise Tax Board official website. Home page with links to downloadable state tax forms and publications for businesses and individuals.
Federal Trade Commission, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Business Center official website. Home page for businesses, with links to compliance guides on advertising and marketing, credit and finance, privacy and security, and other topics.
U.S. Small Business Administration official website. Home page, operated by the U.S. Small Business Administration, with links to legal and regulatory information, and plain-English guides for starting a business, handling finances and taxes, managing employees, and other topics.
Internal Revenue Service official website. Home page; access to downloadable IRS forms and publications.
California Business Investment Services (CalBIS) official website. Site maintained by the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, serving employers, corporate real estate executives, and site location consultants considering California for new business investment and expansion.