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Start a Business

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz): see California government resources for business,
download the California Investment Guide

California Secretary of State’s Starting a Business: how to structure and register your company

Business Owner Space: San Jose/Silicon Valley-specific information for new companies

US Small Business Administration: a collection of valuable information and help with compliance

State Permits, Licenses, and Registration

CalGOLD: “Business Permits Made Easy”

California Secretary of State’s compliance information page