Incentives Overview

Filter by industry and type using the menu on the left to explore the various incentives available to assist you business.


California Competes Tax Credit

California Competes is a state income tax credit available to businesses that want to come to California, or stay and grow in California. Criteria for competition includes the number of jobs to be created or retained, the extent of poverty in a business development area, a minimum compensation limitation and a set job retention period. Tax… Read More


Manufacturing Sales and Use Tax Exemption

Beginning July 1, 2014 qualified businesses are eligible to receive exemption of sales and use tax on certain manufacturing and research and development equipment purchases. To learn more, click here.


New Employment Credit

The New Employment Credit (NEC) is available for each taxable year beginning on or after January 1, 2014, and before January 1, 2021, to a qualified taxpayer that hires a qualified full-time employee on or after January 1, 2014, and pays or incurs qualified wages attributable to work performed by the qualified full-time employee in a… Read More