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Get Consultations, Grants, & Resources

Businesses in L.A. can take advantage of free business consultations, resources, and one-on-one assistance offered by the City's nine BusinessSource Centers.
Learn About Business Taxes & Compliance

The Finance Tax Academy delivers comprehensive business tax & compliance education designed to help you understand your liabilities as a business owner.
Ready Your LA Business for Emergencies

A major disaster can happen any time, and without a plan for recovery, many businesses could be forced to close permanently. Find tools and a free workbook to help you prepare.
Visit the L.A. Business Portal

The LA Business Portal provides you with all of the information you need to plan, start, manage, and grow your business. Try our Start Up Guide to quickly map out how to register your new business.
Register for Licenses, Permits & Inspections

Register your business as well as apply for the proper licenses and permits needed to be a compliant business in L.A. 

Contract With the City

Regional Alliance Marketplace for LA (RAMPLA)

Browse RAMPLA to find unique opportunities for your business to contract with the City of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Vendor Self Service (LAVSS)

As a payee/vendor, the City of Los Angeles Vendor Self Service (VSS) portal allows you to manage your own account information, view your financial transactions and much more.