Member Resources

Member Resources

Resources

 

  • Business Owners Toolkit.  Designed to bring small business owners accurate and up-to-date information to help answer questions, make decisions, and get the most from their businesses.  Thousands of pages of information and tools to help one start, run and grow a successful small business. Downloadable checklists, model business forms, & other documents. http://www.toolkit.cch.com/
  • Business.gov guides you through the maze of federal government rules and regulations and provides access to services and resources to help you start, grow, and succeed in business.   http://www.business.gov/
  • California Business Portal California Secretary of State, corporate registration information, downloadable forms, regulatory and tax information with links to business related State departments. http://www.sos.ca.gov/business/
  • California Employment Development Department (EDD)
    The EDD provides specific services for small business; payroll tax information, tax rates and withholding schedules, electronic filing and payments, forms and publications, tax and hiring incentives and more.  www.edd.ca.gov/employer.htm
  • CalGOLD The California Government Online to Desktops (CalGOLD) Website assists in providing businesses the information they need to comply with regulatory and permitting requirements.  CalGOLD offers direct Internet links and contact information to state, local, regional, and federal permitting authorities for more information.  http://www.calgold.ca.gov/
  • Centers for International Trade Development
  • Department of Homeland SecurityHow to respond to an active shooter situation
  • EDC-VC is regional public/private economic development organization; the EDC-VC delivers programs that promote jobs and economic growth, and raise overall productivity and incomes.  www.edc-vc.com
  • Internal Revenue Service has a site that offers information, forms and training for small business owners. This site provides extensive information regarding tax laws that are a must for business owners.   http://www.irs.gov/businesses/small/
  • Patent and Trademark Office (PTO)’s role has remained the same: to promote the progress of science and the useful arts by securing for limited times to inventors the exclusive right to their respective discoveries Entrepreneurs can visit this site and learn how to research and file for trade marks and copy rights for their business.  http://www.uspto.gov/smallbusiness/
  • SCORE is a nonprofit association & resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration dedicated to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide. The public service mission is to provide free face-to-face & online business counseling and low-cost workshops to help small businesses evaluate plans, stabilize, grow, innovate and succeed. http://scoreventura.org/
  • US Census Bureau has a wealth of information regarding demographic treads and data in the US It is a great source for business owners conducting marketing research and identifying marketing opportunities.  www.census.gov
  • US Department of Labor provides a wide variety of information for the business owner including regulations on minimum wage, work safety, work hours, pensions and much more. This site is a must for any entrepreneur who has employees or will be hiring personnel. http://www.dol.gov/
  • US Small Business Administration, Los Angeles District Office
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Los Angeles District Office (LADO) serves Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties. Technical assistance is readily available through the Small Business Development Center Network comprised of 9 Small Business Development Service Centers in the Tri-County area and an extensive network of SCORE counselors.  The Los Angeles District Office 30 member staff is committed to providing quality service to all customers, small businesses, prospective entrepreneurs, lenders and resource partners.   http://www.sba.gov/ca/la/