Valley Community SBDCServing Fresno, Madera, Tulare, Kings counties
Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

Your business structure affects how much you pay in taxes, your ability to raise money, the paperwork you need to file, and your personal liability. It's also important to know what federal, state and/or local licenses and permits you require to start your business legally. 

Cal Coastal Small Business Development Center will present an overview to provide the basic information to get you started to plan to set up your business structure and create a checklist to determine your requirements. 

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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.