AB 5 FAQ

What is AB 5?

AB 5 Flow Chart

Resources from State Agencies

Employment Development Department (EDD)

EDD is offering multiple payroll tax seminars throughout the state. These employment status seminars offer:

  • The ABC Test and excepted categories
  • How to distinguish between employees and independent contractors
  • Resources to help classify workers

Register to attend their seminars by visiting their website: https://seminars.edd.ca.gov/Payroll_Tax_Seminars/en/?l=en&lang=en.

California Labor and Workforce Development Agency

The Labor & Workforce Development Agency created an AB 5 portal, which offers resources for workers and employers. Visit their portal to find: 

  • ABC Test
  • Worker Resources
  • Employer Resources
  • FAQs

Here is a direct link to their portal: https://www.labor.ca.gov/employmentstatus.