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California Competes Tax Credit – April 14th Deadline

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 California Competes Tax Credit

Deadline is approaching – 4/14



What is it?

The California Competes Tax Credit is an income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California or stay and grow in California. Tax credit agreements will be negotiated by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and approved by a newly created “California Competes Tax Credit Committee,” consisting of the State Treasurer, the Director of the Department of Finance, the Director of GO-Biz, one appointee from the Senate, and one appointee of the Assembly.

How do I find out if I qualify?


Eligibility requirements can be found online here.


When do I apply?


The first round of applications closes on April 14, 2014–so get your applications in ASAP!


Where do I apply?


Applications can be submitted online here.