• GO-Biz Hosting Webinars for Businesses Interested in Applying for $74 Million in Tax Credits

    March 08, 2019


    GO-Biz Hosting Webinars for Businesses Interested in Applying for
    at Least $74 Million in Tax Credits

    The next California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) application period starts Monday, March 4, 2019, with at least $74 million in available tax credits.  Businesses interested in applying can register to view a live webinar explaining the application process.
    The deadline to submit applications is Monday, March 25, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) and the online application website will automatically close once this deadline has passed.  The online application can be accessed starting March 4, 2019, at
    Members of the CCTC team are available to provide technical application assistance (
    CalCompetes@gobiz.ca.gov / 916-322-4051).  An application guide, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), program regulations, and a downloadable version of the webinar presentation are available here.  These documents have been updated to address recent statutory changes to the program. 

    Complete List of Upcoming Webinars

    March 6, 2019
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    March 12, 2019

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    March 18, 2019

    Details and Registration
    About California Competes

    The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California or stay and grow in California. Tax credit agreements are negotiated by GO-Biz and approved by a statutorily created “California Competes Tax Credit Committee,” consisting of the State Treasurer, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of GO-Biz, and one appointee each by the Speaker of the Assembly and Senate Committee on Rules.

    About the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development 
    The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as the State of California’s leader for job growth and economic development efforts. GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention, and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, regulatory guidance, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more. For more information visit: www.business.ca.gov. 

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