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Welcome to the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration's (CDTFA) on-line registration system. The CDTFA administers various tax and fee programs that fund state, county, city and special taxing jurisdictions. The type of permit, license and / or account required is dependent upon the type of business activity or personal use transaction. The CDTFA's on-line registration system will guide you through the process whether or not you know what type of registration you require. Answers to specific questions regarding your business activity or personal use transaction will direct you to the appropriate registration type(s) required.
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