Business Resources

Tax Information for Business
Online Tax Calendar
Standard mileage rates
Changing Address
Changing Business Name
Small Business Events
Online Tools & Educational Products
Small Business Tax Workshop
Small Business Structures
Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) Training Materials

Stages of owning a Business

Small Business forms and publications

Small Business Development Centers provide counseling and training to small businesses including working with SBA to develop and provide informational tools to support business start-ups and existing business expansion.

SBDC Programs deliver professional, high quality, individualized business advising and technical assistance to existing small businesses and pre-venture entrepreneurs. SBDCs provide problem-solving assistance to help small businesses access capital, develop and exchange new technologies, and improve business planning, strategy, operations, financial management, personnel administration, marketing, export assistance, sales and other areas required for small business growth and expansion, management improvement, increased productivity and innovation.

Local SBDC Center
25800 Carlos Bee Boulevard,
VBT 346
Hayward, CA 94542
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SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses plan, launch, manage and grow.  SCORE is a nonprofit organization that is driven to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and educational workshops.

SCORE mentors offer area-specific advice at no cost (financing, human resources, business planning) via email, telephone and video. SCORE mentors, all experts in entrepreneurship and related fields, meet with their small business clients on an ongoing basis to provide continued advice and support.  SCORE provides a wide range of services including training, webinars, online workshops, courses on demand, and a library of online resources.

Local SCORE Office

East Bay SCORE
PO Box 429 Alameda, CA 94501