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