Tuesday, October 23, 2018

First Application Window for California Competes Credits Starts July 20

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has posted the California Competes Tax Credit application periods for fiscal year 2015–16. The tax credit...

Sales Tax Refunds for Qualified Veteran Vendors

The state Board of Equalization (BOE) has announced that refunds may be available if a “qualified itinerant veteran vendor” paid sales tax, interest and...

CalChamber Members Boost Employment with Help of Tax Credit

A number of California Chamber of Commerce members are among businesses that will be adding jobs to their payrolls with the help of the...

13 CalChamber Member Companies Land on ‘Best Places to Work’ in Sacramento List

Thirteen California Chamber of Commerce member companies were chosen by the Sacramento Business Journal as some of the best places to work in the Sacramento...

CalChamber Member Companies Among Fortune Magazine’s 50 Best Workplaces

Seven California Chamber of Commerce member companies have been ranked among the “50 Best Small and Medium-Size Companies to Work For” by Fortune magazine. Small...

IRS Offering Taxpayer Appointments

Three IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers in California are among 44 nationwide that are offering appointments for businesses seeking help. The IRS is testing the appointment...

West Coast Port Operations Pick Up Speed Pending Ratification of New Contract

Activity at ports in California and elsewhere on the West Coast was brisk this week following the announcement last Friday of a tentative five-year...

Businesses Voice Concerns About Impact While Port Worker Contract Talks Drag On

The many businesses that depend directly on efficient goods movement through West Coast ports are anxiously awaiting the successful completion of negotiations for a...

Pro-Jobs Candidates Gain Victories in November Legislative Races

Business groups scored significant wins Tuesday night in a number of hotly contested and very competitive legislative races from around the state. Candidates from...

GO-Biz Launches Web Page to Streamline Permitting Process

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has launched a new Web page that highlights the best practices of business groups, and...