Certified Self Employed (CSE)

A New Vision for America's Independent Workforce

The growth and innovation of the American workplace has outpaced the evolution of laws and rules, creating issues ranging from independent contractor compliance to guaranteed worker protections.

MBO Partners has proposed a modern solution to address these issues and to remove the risks associated with hiring independent talent: The Certified Self-Employed worker (CSE).

This paper has been updated from its original version to provide new facts and figures, as well as to take into account implications of the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

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The rising popularity of independent work is being hampered by an overlapping and inconsistent patch quilt of federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and administrative worker classification enforcement positions.

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