California Competes: GO-Biz to Provide $100 Million in Tax Credits:

By: Sharjeel Sohaib


Mar 12, 2022


  • The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is providing more than $100 Million in tax credits.
  • The program is called the California Competes Tax Credit  or CCTC.
  • It is for businesses that are expanding and adding quality, full-time jobs in California.
  • Deadline to apply is March 28, at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time). Apply at  

Overview Session about California Competes

A webinar took place on March 9th, 2022 about the California Competes Tax Credit program.

The California Competes Tax Credit Webinar provided an overview of the program, evaluation criteria, and step-by-step instructions through the application process.

Application instructions, FAQs, and other technical documents, including the slides from this presentation are available at and any questions about the program may be sent to Scott Dosick.

For information regarding the tax credit, please call (916) 322-4051 or email [email protected]

Businesses that Received Tax Credits in the Past

  • CHC Consulting—$2 million (Nov. 2015)
  • Cerner Corp.— $1.5 million (Nov. 2015)
  • Lite Machines—$1 million (April 2016)
  • Hughes Circuits, Inc.— $400,000 (April 2016)
  • Clevermade, LLC—$130,000 (June 2016)
  • Processing Point—$115,000 (June 2016)
  • Comprehensive Advisor—$100,000 (April 2016)
  • Solterra Lighting, Inc.—$20,000 (April 2016)
  • Abtech Technologies—$25,000 (April 2016)

State official discusses California Competes Tax Credit, Grant program


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    Sharjeel joined Startempire Wire as emerging technologies editor. Earlier, he worked at Silicon Canals, a leading English language technology media source for the Benelux and wider Europe. He covered the European technology and startup ecosystem digging into latest funding rounds of startups.


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