Welcome to the Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce website. We hope that the information provided to you on this website will better acquaint you with our services, benefits and an insight into our county and city. We are glad that you have visited our website and we hope that you will come back again and again. 

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Business Resources

Below are links to resources which address common questions we receive from prospective & current business owners. Please be advised that these links might re-direct you outside of our website.

 

Please take a look at our  MCHCC Workshop & Trainings page for upcoming training in the Merced area. 

 

 Small Business Development Center- Merced

 1735 M Street, Suite 111

Merced, CA 95340

Phone: 209.386.1008

  • Business Start-up
  • Business workshops
  • QuickBooks Training
  • Free Business Consultation
  • Social Media for Business
  • Marketing How-to
  • Business Strategy
  • Funding Sources
  • Creating a Business Plan

City Of Merced

678 W. 18th Street

Merced, CA 95340

 

  •  How to apply for a business license with the city of Merced.
  • Who needs a License?
  • Fees
  • Permits needed

City Of Merced Office of Economic Development

678 W. 18th St.

Merced, CA 95340

209.385.4788

  •  Business Incentives
  • Conference facilities
  • permits
  • Training
  • Financing

Merced County, CA

 2222 M Street

Merced, CA 95340

Phone: 209.385.7434

  •  Building codes & Laws
  • Business Start-Up
  • Business Licensing
  • Parcel & Zoning 
  • Planning Commission
  • Planing & Community Development
  • Purchasing/Bids

 Human Services Agency-Merced County

2115 W. Wardrobe Ave.

Merced, CA 95341

Phone: 209.385.3000 x 5306

  • Expanded Subsidized Employment Program

Environmental Health - Merced County

260 E. 15th Street

Merced, CA 95341

Phone: 209.381.1100

  •  Permits
  • Food Inspections
  • Laws & Ordinances
  • Hazardous Waste Recycling
  • Current Newsletter

 Workforce Investment- Merced County

1880 Wardrobe Ave.

Merced, CA 95341

Phone: 209.724.2000

  •  MC Biz Help
  • Enterprise Zone
  • Public notices
  • WorkNet

 State of California

 

  • Business name
  • Business License
  • Requirements for permits & Licenses
  • Apply online for Permits & Licenses

 Franchise Tax Board- State of CA

 

  •  Business e-file Requirement
  • Tax Rates
  • Entity Status Letter
  • Web Pay
  • Forms & Publications
  • Closing a Business

Board of Equalization- State of CA

  • Sellers Permits
  • Temporary Sellers
  • Tax Guide
  • Internet Sales Info
  • Industry Tax Guides
  • Tax Seminars
  • Record Keeping resources
  • Filing a return
  • Useful Forms & Publications
  • Change Business Info
  • Tax appeal Info
  • Preparing for an Audit
  • Compliance & Outreach program

Employment Development Department- State of CA

  • Payroll Taxes Requirements
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit Info
  • Payroll Tax Rates
  • CA Employers Guide