Tagged by: "California"
Like many California businesses, yours may be constantly faced with new and changing regulations. From new California regulations about employers' use of criminal history when making employment decisions (which took effect July 1) to the possible repeal and replacement of the federal Affordable Care Act (still being debated) to a California bill that would prohibit employers from asking job applicants for their salary history (still under consideration), there’s a lot to keep up with. Read More >
Small businesses in California receive some well-deserved recognition Monday, June 5 with a celebration of California Small Business Day. California legislators honor outstanding small businesses from their districts as government officials, small business organizations and small business owners come together to recognize the vital role that small businesses play in California's economy. It's a day for small business owners to connect in Sacramento with government agencies, elected officials and businesses that can help them succeed and grow. Read More >
Through 2024, the Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is awarding California Competes Tax Credits to businesses that want to locate or stay and grow in California. The tax credits go to businesses that commit to certain employment or project investment requirements and provide their employees good wages and benefits. Read More >
Staying up-to-date with the ever-changing regulatory environment can be the difference between your business maintaining compliance or potentially facing steep IRS penalties. IRS commissioner John Koskinen has publicly admitted that the 2014 tax year will be one of the most complicated and stressful to process in the history of the IRS. Don’t let new tax regulations in 2014 complicate your IRS filing. As you prepare for income tax due date, this recap of relevant tax issues can help you be aware as you prepare for what’s ahead and monitor items that may affect your business. Read More >
California is a perennial top exporter, accounting for 10.6 percent of total U.S. exports in 2013, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, with Mexico, Canada, China, Japan and South Korea being the top destinations for the state’s goods. California’s export trade — more than $168 billion in 2013 — is highly diversified, with 11 different major categories of goods each accounting for at least $1 billion in exports during the third quarter 2014. Read More >