Who We Are
FBA is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization that is the only association in California that solely focuses on representing family businesses at the state Capitol.
What We Do
FBA introduces legislation to support family business, takes a stand against bad legislation, and fights for bills that are good for family businesses.
Why We Do It
Family businesses are California’s most valuable asset. They are the backbone of the economy, both nationally and in California.
The many advantages of membership include legislative advocacy, a weekly news summary, economic updates, peer-to-peer meetings, and more.
Eight family-owned businesses have joined the Family Business Association of California in recent months, increasing the strength and effectiveness of the only organization devoted solely to advocating for family businesses in Sacramento. “Now more than ever, family...
Only about 30 percent of family businesses survive into the second generation, 12 percent to the third and just 3 percent to the fourth generation and beyond. But while keeping a family business thriving can be especially difficult in California due to the state’s...
SB 726 would ask the voters of California establish an estate tax of 40% if the federal tax is eliminated. It's another way to drive family businesses out of California and punish those who stay here. With the current makeup of the Legislature, total elimination of...
Former Assembly Member Beth Gaines has joined the Family Business Association of California (FBA) as Director of Membership. Gaines served in the Assembly from 2011 to 2016 and her husband, Ted, currently serves in the state Senate. "With family businesses under siege...
The Family Business Association of California, an advocacy organization working on behalf of California’s family-owned businesses, issued the following statement today following the decision of Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, to make his SB 726 a two-year bill....
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Sacramento, CA 95814
Family Business Association of California
1215 K St #2120
Sacramento, CA 95814