Small business owners seeking assistance with state and federal tax laws, and residents who wish to expand their business knowledge, are invited to a free small business fair Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Chula Vista’s City Council chambers at 276 Fourth Ave.

The event will features presentations and representatives from the California Board of Equalization, the state Employment Development Department, the state Franchise Tax Board, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Small Business Administration, and the Small Business Development Center.

The event is sponsored by the BOE and state Assemblywomen Shirley Weber and Lorena Gonzalez, and the city of Chula Vista.

To register visit, or call 1-888-847-9652.

— SDBJ Staff Report