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If Los Angeles County were a nation, its economy would be the 19th largest in the world. It is home to more than 244,000 businesses, with more minority- and women-owned businesses than any other in the nation. It is the nation's top international trade center and manufacturing center. Los Angeles County's 37 departments and $24.2 billion budget provide extensive business opportunities to the private sector, both in contracts for goods and services.

Economic Development Program Link to Economic Development Program
Consumer and Business Affairs Link to Consumer and Business Affairs
Chambers of Commerce Listing (PDF) Link to Chambers of Commerce Listing (PDF)
L.A. County Economic Development Corporation Link to L.A. County Economic Development Corporation
State Board of Equalization Link to State Board of Equalization
Permits Link to Permits
Doing Business with the County Link to Doing Business with the County
Starting a Business Link to Starting a Business
Taxes & Payments Link to Taxes & Payments
Community Development Commission Link to Community Development Commission