California, as with most states, has a unique set of rules to follow depending on what type of business you intend to create. You will need to register your business with federal authorities in order to obtain your Employer Identification Number (EIN) as well as with state authorities to obtain other licenses and permits.
California also requires registration for the various types of businesses you may want to incorporate as. These include limited liability companies, non-profit organizations, and more.
California’s annual gross domestic product is larger than most countries. If you want your business to be a part of the economy of The Golden State, make sure you have all the materials and registrations prepared properly. In the following pages, you will find all the information you need to ensure that no procedural slipup will adversely affect your business.