AB 5 Raises Taxes — Now It’s Time for Repeal

California taxpayer advocates were disappointed the Legislature recently shot down Assemblyman Kevin Kiley’s proposal to repeal Assembly Bill 5, despite numerous stories from contractors who had come forward to explain how the legislation harms them.

AB 5 is a counterproductive policy that involuntarily reclassifies many independent contractors as employees.  The law harms the very workers it claims to help by eliminating their flexibility to set their own schedules and sometimes putting them out of work entirely. 

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