California Competes Tax Credit Workshop!
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) will be conducting public workshops on the proposed draft regulations for the California Competes Tax Credit program, an income tax credit available to businesses that want to relocate or stay and grow in California.
At the workshops GO-Biz will provide an overview of the enacting legislation, discuss the proposed draft regulations, and welcome feedback from the community.
*Fresno - Dec 9
10am to 12pm
Fresno City Hall
2nd Floor Council Chambers
2600 Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93721
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