Alcohol and Beverage Control Department
411 East Canon Perdido
Santa Barbara. CA  93103
805-564-7717

Board of Equalization, Sales and Use Tax
District Business Office
4820 McGrath Street, Suite 260
Ventura, CA  93003-7778
805-677-2700
800-400-7115

       Contact this office to obtain a California Seller's Permit
       and/or a Resale Certificate.

Center for International Trade Development  (Based at Oxnard College)
4000 South Rose Avenue
Oxnard, CA  93033
805-986-5896

Contractors State License Board
800-321-2752

    Contact this board for Licensing-Consumer Information

Employment Development Department    
4820 McGrath St.
Ventura, CA 93003
805-654-4506
www.edd.ca.gov 

      Disability Insurance Claims
      800-480-3287

      Employment Tax Information Center  1-877-547-4503
      (First contact for a new business) 
      Free Payroll tax forms:  call toll free 1-888-745-3886
      Publications and Information

      Job Service
             Oxnard, Western Ventura County 
             635 S. Ventura Road, Oxnard
             805-382-8610

             Simi Valley, Eastern Ventura County
             980 Enchanted Way, Ste.105, Simi Valley
             805-526-6349

             Unemployment Insurance claims (Done by phone)
             800-300-5616

Franchise Tax Board
(No office in Ventura)
www.ftb.ca.gov
800-852-5711
       Los Angeles Office
       300 S. Spring St.
       Los Angeles, CA 90013

       This is the California state tax office, for both personal and 
       corporate taxes. 
       For information and forms call: 800-338-0505

Department of Industrial Relations
Division: Labor Standards Enforcement
411 East Canon Perdido
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
805-568-1222

       Provides information on wage claims, minimum wages,
       overtime, and working conditions

Division: Occupational Safety and Health (CALOSHA)
1655 Mesa Verde Avenue
Ventura, CA 93003
805-654-4581

        For Compliance Literature call: 800-963-9424
      
Division: Workman's Compensation
2220 East Gonzales Road, Suite 100
Oxnard, CA 93030 
805-485-2533

        For information and assistance call: 805-485-3528
                 
State Compensation Insurance Fund
2901 North Ventura Boulevard
Oxnard, CA 93030
805-988-5200

Department of Transportation
CALTRANS
Ventura County Area Permits and Operations
District 7 Satellite Office  
950 County Square Drive                   
Ventura, CA  93003-5442
805-650-7179

These are key offices that business owners may need to contact.