Business Resources

Most of our member businesses are small and independently owned and operated. They share many of the same concerns, such as adequate parking for customers, bold signage, rising energy, and employee rate increases, and safety concerns as well as continuing the quest to foster their own american dream. The Chamber of Commerce is helping the local business community by promoting our members and facilitating opportunities for business development. We especially respect the entrepreneurial spirit of new business owners and believe that the money they invest in Chamber membership will be one of their wisest investments.

 

U.S. Small Business Administration

Qualifying for government contracts, loans, grants. 

http://www.sba.gov

 

 

California Secretary of State's Office

Elections, business programs, political reform, registries, archives.

http://www.sos.ca.gov

 

 

California State Board of Equalization

Sales & Use tax rates, seller's permits, licenses & more.

http://www.boe.ca.gov

 

 

California Employment Development Department

Unemployment disability, jobs & training, payroll taxes,
labor market info, calJOBS access.

http://www.edd.ca.gov

 

 

SCORE

Free assistance in starting your business through
education and mentoring.

http://www.score.org

 

 

Better Business Bureau

Business accreditation, consumer issues.

http://www.bbb.org/sanjose/

 

 

Social Security Administration

Retirement planning, survivors benefits.

http://www.socialsecurity.gov