If you’re a new business owner, or are going to start a business in the Livermore Valley, here are some resources that will be useful to you.
Obtaining a Business License
For general information or to print out the Business License Application visit the City of Livermore website.
Filing for a Fictitious Business Name
Forms can be picked up at the Alameda County Recorders Office in Dublin, on their website or you may call 888-280-7708.
To contact local newspapers that file fictitious business names call Bay Area News Group at 925-462-4160 or the Independent News here in Livermore by calling 925-243-8000.
State Forms, Publications & Reports
California State Board of Equalization
1515 Clay Street, Suite 303
Oakland, CA 94612
Employer Required Notices
Resources are available from the California Chamber of Commerce to help you comply with California labor laws.
Small Business/Self-Employed Taxpayer & Education Office
Internal Revenue Service website: https://www.irs.gov/businesses/small-businesses-self-employed
Livermore Valley Chamber of Commerce members.
Business Start-up Check List