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originally posted by: roadgravel
a reply to: CynConcepts
What about menus that have something such as "15% gratuity added for parties of x number of people" on them?
Not that it makes any difference.
originally posted by: CynConcepts
Personally, I have difficulty in understanding how tips are considered earned income. It is simply a rewarded charity gift that is given to another and varies greatly. I certainly don't see why tips given in any service should be claimed. I may pay my service bills with check or card, but always tip with cash directly.
originally posted by: Waterglass
a reply to: LSU2018
She had a scheme in which she would go by food at the supermarket. Would spend around $300 on credit card but immediately reverse the transaction and take $150 cash back and actually spend the other $150 on groceries. I never caught on until after the divorce and I am seeing this in receipts. When your traveling all over the world on business and working 50-70 hours a week this sheet slips by.
originally posted by: gortex
a reply to: Waterglass
Wonder at what percentage rate the super rich under reported their earnings for tax , my advice to the IRS would be leave the minnow's alone and go after the sharks.
The fact tips are taxed at all is pretty sad.