California Competes Tax Credit

Application Deadline: August 17, 2015

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is pleased to announce that the first application period of this fiscal year for the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) started July 20, 2015, with $75 million in tax credits available.  The deadline to submit applications is August 17, 2015, at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) and the online application website will automatically close once this deadline has passed.  The online application can be accessed now at

Members of the CCTC team are available to provide technical application assistance.  An application guide, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), program regulations, and a video explaining how to create an account are available at  For applicants that are reapplying, the FAQs include instructions on how to copy most of the information from a previously submitted application.

If you have any questions regarding the CCTC Program or application process, please contact the GO-Biz office at (916) 322-4051 or send an email to