Links

County

Complaint Intake Center (County Business License Complaints)
Day Care Licensing
Environmental Health
Getting Down to Business
Planning Department (General Business License Review)
Sheriff's Department (Special Business License Review)

 

Business Advice/Information

Better Business Bureau (Check out a Company/File a Complaint)
Employment Development Dept. (Employer Regs)
Internal Revenue Service (Tax ID Numbers) 

Secretary of State (Information on Corporations, LLC, LP's, Trademarks)


Small Business Administration (Funding Sources & more)
Small Business Development Center (Advice)

State Franchise Tax Board (Business Tax Information)
U.S. Patent & Trademarks Office (Federal Trademarks) 
 

Agency Permits/Licenses

Consumer Affairs (listing of many state-licensed professions and to file complaints)
State Board of Equalization (Seller's Permit aka Resale Licenses)
State Community Care Licensing Division (Care homes & facilities)
State Contractor's License Board (Contractor's license information)
CalGOLD (info on business permits & license requirements from all levels of government)

 


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