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Posted on: August 8, 2018

[ARCHIVED] GO-Biz Now Accepting Applications for California Competes Tax Credits


Deadline is Aug. 20; register for free application webinars

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is now accepting applications for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC). There are $70 million in tax credits available during this application period for businesses that are expanding and adding full-time jobs in the state. The deadline to submit applications is Monday, August 20, 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 at  

Members of the CCTC team are available to provide technical application assistance. In addition, an updated application guide, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and program regulations are available at For applicants that are reapplying, the FAQs include instructions on how to copy information from a previously submitted application.

Businesses interested in learning more about the CCTC can participate in free application webinars, being held on August 2, 8, and 13. Click here for the schedule and registration information.

If you have any questions regarding the CCTC program or application process, please call (916) 322-4051 or email [email protected].

About the California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) 
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) was created by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to serve as the State of California’s leader for job growth and economic development efforts.  GO-Biz offers a range of services to business owners including: attraction, retention, and expansion services, site selection, permit streamlining, regulatory guidance, small business assistance, international trade development, assistance with state government, and much more. For more information visit:  

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