California is providing tax relief during the pandemic. Billions in immediate, temporary tax relief will support businesses impacted by COVID-19, including an automatic three-month extension for taxpayers filing less than $1 million in sales tax, interest-free payment agreements to larger companies with up to $5 million in sales tax and expanded interest-free payment options for larger businesses particularly affected by significant restrictions on operations based on COVID-19 transmissions.

Additionally, there is a Main Street Hiring Tax Credit for qualified small businesses equal to $1,000 per qualified employee, up to $100,000 for each small business employer. Application can be made at this link, beginning today, December 1.

Following is a list of state and federal COVID-19 relief programs for businesses: