Workshops to Explain How to Apply for California Competes Tax Credit

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is conducting free workshops across the state to explain how businesses apply for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC).

This program is open to any business planning to create new full-time jobs in the state, regardless of size or location. Businesses interested in applying can register to attend any of the workshops and receive information from GO-Biz staff.

California Competes Tax Credit workshops are scheduled for the following dates and locations:

• Eureka: Monday, December 7

• Marin: Tuesday, December 8

• Apple Valley: Tuesday, December 8

• Napa: Tuesday, December 8

• South San Francisco: Wednesday, December 9

• Milpitas: Wednesday, December 9

• Manteca: Thursday, December 10

• Madera: Thursday, December 10

• Ridgecrest: Friday, December 11

• Riverside: Friday, December 11

• Online Webinar: January 2016

Members of the CCTC team are available to provide technical application assistance. An application guide, frequently asked questions (FAQs), program regulations, and a video explaining how to create an account is available at

The deadline to submit applications is January 25, 2016, 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 January 4, 2016 at


To register for a workshop, visit