Calabasas and the surrounding communities offer businesses and employees an innovative and ideal work environment. Within the technology corridor extending along the Ventura Freeway (101), Calabasas attracts innovative industries that are supported by strong housing, retail, and service markets. The entertainment industry is also prominent in both the residential and business sectors. With an economic recovery record outpacing the rest of the nation, Calabasas and the San Fernando Valley provides stability for both small and large businesses and growth opportunities into the 21st century. Calabasas, with its relationship to Sister City Anqing, China, can also offer local businesses global portals into trade, economic and networking opportunities.

Best of all, with no licensing requirements, Calabasas is one of the most economical cities for operating a business. City business taxes, utilities and property bills are very low compared to other areas:
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LICENSES
The City of Calabasas does not require a business license or fee for doing business within its borders, however, a federal tax ID number, state license or DBA may be required by Los Angeles County. Businesses selling goods and certain services are required to have a Seller’s ID number and permit obtained by the State Board of Equalization. The current local sales tax is 9.75%

BUSINESS ADVOCACY WEB SITES
California Chamber of Commerce
www.calchamber.com
Los Angeles Business Journal
www.labusinessjournal.com
San Fernando Valley Business Journal
www.sfvbj.com