California Competes Tax Credit

The California Competes Tax Credit was created to reward businesses that stay in the state.

The California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) is an income tax credit for businesses that stay and grow in the state. Over $180 million is distributed during three application periods. Applications for the California Competes Tax Credit are accepted online at Calcompetes.ca.gov

Applications will be accepted between July 26-August 16, 2021, January 3-24, 2022 and March 7-28, 2022.

Prior to each application period, GO-Biz hosts online webinars about the California Competes Tax Credit program. Each webinar consists of a 45-minute presentation, followed by a question and answer session. Each presentation includes the following:

  • Overview of the California Competes Tax Credit program
  • Program goals and evaluation criteria
  • Step-by-step instructions through the application process
  • All businesses are encouraged to participate in our webinars to receive instructions on how to apply. Below is a list of our upcoming webinars.

The next webinars are planned on:

For more information about the California Competes Tax Credit program, call (916) 322-4051 or email the office.