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Economic Development

Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is pleased to announce that the third application period of this fiscal year for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) starts today, March 9, 2015, with at least $44.7 million in tax credits available.
The deadline to submit applications is April 6, 2015, at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) and the online application website will automatically close once this deadline has passed.  The online application can be accessed now at

Members of the CCTC team are available to provide technical application assistance.  An application guide, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), program regulations, and a video explaining how to create an account are available at  For applicants that are reapplying, the FAQs have been updated with instructions on how to copy most of the information from a previously submitted application.

If you have any questions regarding the CCTC Program or application process, please contact our office at
(916) 322-4051 or send an email to


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