Small business to push for passage of Taxpayer Protection Act 

California’s largest and leading small business association today announced its backing of an initiative now eligible for the November ballot.

The National Federation of Independent Business in California gave its official imprimatur to the Taxpayer Protection and Government Accountability Act, which seeks to install a desperately needed tax and regulatory clarity on the state.

“Let me tell you who the best salespeople for this ballot initiative are,” said Tim Taylor, NFIB’s legislative director. “The crowd that turned a $100 billion state budget surplus into a $73 billion deficit in only two years; the crowd that made us one of only two states that still hasn’t paid the federal government back for the loans it took out to shore up its unemployment insurance trust fund; the crowd that has given us the highest gas taxes in the nation. On and on, I could go.

“If you don’t think this initiative is a real threat to the tax-and-spend powers that be, take note of Assembly Constitutional Amendment 13 that will also be on the ballot, and which cynically seeks to trip up what the Taxpayer Protection Act is striving to achieve.”

Join NFIB in supporting this critical measure by joining the coalition here.

The typical NFIB member employs 10 people and reports gross sales of about $500,000 a year.

Keep up with the latest on California small-business news at www.nfib.com/california or by following NFIB on Twitter @NFIB_CA or on Facebook @NFIB.CA.

About National Federation of Independent Business

For 80 years, NFIB has been advocating on behalf of America’s small and independent business owners, both in Washington, D.C., and in all 50 state capitals. NFIB is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, and member-driven association. Since its founding in 1943, NFIB has been exclusively dedicated to small and independent businesses and remains so today. For more information, please visit nfib.com.