What are the benefits? You can easily apply for new licenses or add business locations. You can view the status of your application online and get emails with updates. There is online help and live assistance during business hours and you can get links to reference materials related to your business activities. The system is free to use but some permits, licenses, or accounts may require a fee or deposit.
Who can use eReg? Anyone can use eReg quickly and conveniently with a computer and internet access.
"eReg is just one more way the BOE is using innovative technology to make it easier to start and conduct business in California. Helping businesses to succeed and getting them started quickly and efficiently is vital for California's economic health."
Chairman Jerome E. Horton, California State Board of Equalization - Fourth District
"Both the state and taxpayers will benefit from the added convenience, reduced administrative cost, and fewer errors in processing, provided by eReg. By saving time and money through eReg, business owners will be able to take their minds off tax forms and to focus on running the businesses that create jobs for California."
Vice Chair Michelle Steel, California State Board of Equalization - Third District
"BOE remains committed to improving taxpayer experience. With eReg, taxpayers can be confident they have necessary permits and licenses required for their business."
Board Member Betty T. Yee, California State Board of Equalization - FIrst District
“The Board of Equalization is harnessing technology to make life easier for taxpayers, including the many small business owners who collect billions in tax revenue on behalf of the State of California each year. The easier we make life for taxpayers, the more likely they will comply with our tax laws.”
Board Member George Runner, California State Board of Equalization - Second District
The five-member California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is a publicly elected tax board. The BOE collects more than $53.7 billion annually in taxes and fees supporting state and local government services. It hears business tax appeals, acts as the appellate body for franchise and personal income tax appeals, and serves a significant role in the assessment and administration of property taxes. For more information on other taxes and fees in California, visit www.taxes.ca.gov.
Deputy Director, External Affairs Department