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National Associations

AFA: American Franchise Association

NSBA: National Small Business Association

NAWBO: National Association of Women Business Owners

NFIB: National Federation of Independent Businesses


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Nation

Minority Business Development Agency a database of minority entrepreneurs.

U.S. Small Business Administration Small Disadvantaged Business Program

Small Disadvantaged Business Certification (SDB) Questions and Answers

Government Contracting Help:

National Small Business Association

Small Business Statistics (nationwide)

Frequently Asked Questions – Small Business (nationwide)

 State Associations

California Association for Local Economic Development

Small Business Profile – California

California Business Permits Made Simple

CAMEO (California Association for Microenterprise Opportunity)

California Chamber of Commerce

California Employer’s Association: FAQ’s for employers –

NAWBO California

Small Business Development Centers in California

California Association of Enterprise Zones:  See all zones in California

 US Government Agencies & Committees

U. S. Small Business Administration

SBA’s Women’s Business Center a resource for women entrepreneurs.

Office of Advocacy, US SBA

Small Business Committee – House

Small Business Committee – Senate

Small Business Development Centers – find your elected officials here

 State and Regional Government Agencies

Office of Small Business & Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Services (OSDS)

Region IX Small Business Administration

Region IX SBA Advocate

Small Business Advocate

California Employers Association (CEA)

State of California Department of Commerce – links for small businesses

California Employer Advisory Council

California SBA District Offices

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Los Angeles:

Santa Ana:

 Small Business Magazines and Blogs is a marketing-related site.

PreFlight PowerTips  coaching entrepreneurs.

iReuse – recycling service for businesses.

Small Business Exchange Tools for Business Owners

The Wall Street Journal

Business Week Center has articles, tips on small business. Entrepreneur’s information. Inc. Magazine. start-up ideas and articles.

Laws, Statutes, Regulations

California State & Federal Labor Law Postings – a list of required postings from CAE

Government resource links for employers – EDD, IRS, Social Security, Workers comp.

FindLaw legal resource


Taxes has accounting and tax information, forms and other business planning tools.

IRS’ Digital Daily has resources for employers and tax and wage information for new and existing businesses.

Form a corporation in California


California Health Care Foundation

Kaiser Family Foundation

Insure the Uninsured Project

Healthy Families

Pacific Business Group On Health

Health Law Guide for Business Toolkit

Energy for Small Businesses

Energy Star: How your business can save evergy.

Center for Small Business and the Environment

Flex Your Power – California’s site for energy efficiency.

Energy Star for Small Business – Find energy efficient equipment. – Helping small businesses reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Green Gazelles – Small businesses efficiency

 Access to capital

SBA Microloan Program – This is a source of financing for those businesses wanting a very small Loan amount ( Approx $2,000 to $50,000)

SBA 504 Program – this program provides fixed rate long term financing to companies (or their owners) purchasing real estate for their own use

SBA 7A Lenders – SBA 7a Lenders provide term financing for all types of uses

Overview of Small Business Programs and Services (California Small Business Loan Guarantee Program)

GE Capital ­ financing for small businesses

Information sheet on small business financing from University of Maine


Your situation is unique. Do not rely exclusively on the above information; it is necessary that you speak with a licensed California lawyer about your particular matter. For more information or to schedule a free confidential consultation with a San Diego business attorney, call (619) 800-0676 or fill out the contact page of this website.

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