Family Business Association of California

The Family Business Association of California (FBA) represents family businesses at the legislature and in the courts to help overcome regulatory and economic obstacles and ensure they maintain freedom to operate with as little government intervention as possible.

The Leading Voice for Family Business in California

We are a proactive voice for family businesses in California and identify opportunities for and threats against family businesses, thereby providing a voice for solving the problems they face.
Family Business Association of California

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.

Family Business Association of California

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.

Family Business Association of California

Why We Do It

Family businesses are California’s most valuable asset. They are the backbone of the economy, both nationally and in California.

Family Business Association of California

Membership Advantages

The many advantages of membership include legislative advocacy, a weekly news summary, economic updates, peer-to-peer meetings, and more.



Latest News


FBA’s public policy goals for 2019

FBA's Board of Directors has adopted the following public policy goals for 2019 State tax issues. FBA needs to be diligent in this debate to maintain fair and equitable business and personal taxes in California: Continue our leadership role to maintain prohibition on...

The Economy is Not Overheating

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., Graphs and Laughs, LLC The U.S. unemployment rate recently fell to 3.7%, a rate last seen in 1969. This very low rate is giving the Fed and many other market watchers reasons to worry that the labor market, and thus the overall economy, may be...

Four family businesses join the Family Business Association of California

Four more businesses recently joined the Family Business Association of California, the only organization exclusively working to protect the interests of family businesses in Sacramento. Mag Bay Yachts was founded in 2013 by father and son Michael and Barrett Howarth...

At end of the Brown era, FBA helps defeat last-minute tax measure

By Dennis Albiani and Faith Borges Late in the evening on Sunday September 30, stakeholders, advocates, and constituents received the last email notification from Governor Jerry Brown providing a legislative update on the final bills to be signed or vetoed. In his...

Gentrification is Good

By Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., GraphsandLaughs, LLC Over the past few decades, the term “gentrification,” i.e. high-income persons and households moving into poor minority neighborhoods, who, in doing so, push out significantly poorer lifelong residents, has become one...

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Sacramento, CA 95814

Family Business Association of California

1215 K St #2120
Sacramento, CA 95814

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