Small Business California information:
Starting and operating a small business in California is similar to any other state but there will be regulatory differences.
The Official State of California Portal has lots of great information. It is pretty heavy reading though and very "government talk" but it outlines:
There are various types of administration required for small business in California and this depends on what stage you are at in your business:
If you need to find out about licensing relating to small business in California go to California Small Business Guide . This is the webiste that is responsible for licenses in small business. Generally for most businesses there is only a license for business name registration but in California they also have motor vehicle dealers and repairer licenses.
On this site you will find forms, and more information about the licenses relevant to your small business.
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