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The City of Santa Clarita abides by the minimum wage set by the State of California. Effective January 1, 2023, the minimum wage in California, including Santa Clarita, is currently $15.50 per hour for all employers.

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Business Driven.

Welcome to Santa Clarita


Santa Clarita allows leaders from a diverse range of business sectors to focus on what they do best. Our high quality of life, variety of tax and incentives programs for companies of all sizes, and close proximity to SoCal’s prominent business centers make Santa Clarita the Most Business-Friendly City in LA County.

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November 10, 2022 in News

City of Santa Clarita Once Again Named “Most Business-Friendly City in Los Angeles County

Due to its commitment to supporting job creation, facilitating ease of doing business and helping businesses cut through red tape, the City of Santa Clarita was named as the “Most…
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September 20, 2022 in News

Santa Clarita Ranked 5th Safest City to Live in America

Just north of Los Angeles, the small community of Santa Clarita is known for being a tight-knit, family friendly and safe place to live.
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September 30, 2021 in News

City of Santa Clarita Selected as Top Ten Finalist for the “Most Business-Friendly City” Award

The City of Santa Clarita is honored to once again be named as a 2021 finalist for the prestigious award of “Most Business-Friendly City” by the Los Angeles County Economic…
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August 3, 2021 in News

City Manager Recognized with International Award of Excellence

Santa Clarita City Manager, Ken Striplin, has been recognized with the 2021 Award for Career Excellence in Memory of Mark E. Keane by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). This…
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Check out the Santa Clarita Business Minute and see why some of California’s leading companies are based in Santa Clarita.

Looking for Business Resources or Assistance? We’re Here for You!

The City of Santa Clarita hosts several projects, developments, and resources aimed at creating ample opportunity for businesses to grow. Find out more about how we can help your business thrive in our community.

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Live, Work and Play in Santa Clarita

A premier location for your family or business, Santa Clarita boasts award-winning facilities, hundreds of miles of pristine trails, some of Los Angeles County’s largest business parks, charming wine lounges and breweries, an impressive variety of dining and shopping options, live music events, and a rich western heritage and film history.

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More than 8,000 Businesses call Santa Clarita Home.

Here’s Why:

  • NO business license tax
  • NO gross receipts tax
  • NO payroll tax
  • NO utility user tax
  • NO paid parking garages or paid street parking
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