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Resources and Incentives

  • The IRS Small Business and Self-Employed One-Stop Resource Center is an online resource that provides answers to tax questions, educational materials and tools to help you file Federal taxes for your business.

  • The Latin Business Association is devoted to promoting the economic growth of the Latin business community by linking public and private entities seeking qualified Latino vendors.

  • The Latino Business Chamber of Commerce of Greater Los Angeles (LBC) provides resources, programs and other benefits to Latino-owned businesses and the local business community.

  • LocateLA facilitates the process of site selection so that companies can more readily identify the optimal location within the City of Los Angeles to site their business start-up, expansion, or relocation. The website integrates commercial and industrial real estate property listings with key workforce demographics, business information, and interactive maps.

  • The LA Area Chamber of Commerce (LA Chamber) provides advocacy and networking and business development opportunities for the business community in Los Angeles.

  • The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) provides business assistance, including prototyping tools, mentors and advisors to early-stage clean technology companies.

  • The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) provides business assistance programs for small businesses located within LA County, including help with permitting, incentives, workforce development, and financing assistance.

  • The Los Angeles County Economic Development Loan Program is provides financial assistance to small- and medium-sized businesses. Loans can be used towards property acquisition, equipment/machinery purchases and working capital.

    Los Angeles County Economic Development Loan Program

  • Established in 1949, the Los Angeles Customs Brokers & Freight Forwarders Association (LACBFFA) promotes the Southern California customs brokerage, freight forwarding and NVOCC industry as a whole. LACBFFA takes an active role in organizing and participating in seminars, workshops and conferences which are relevant to its members and the industry.

  • The Los Angeles Metropolitan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce provides resources, programs and other benefits to the Hispanic business community and the local business community.