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Subject:  IRS: restaurants can't add gratuity to groups Date:  12/31/2013  11:07 PM
Author:  lindytoes Number:  119778 of 121585

http://www.thebartendingmasters.com/blog/irs-says-restaurant...
IRS SAYS RESTAURANTS CAN'T ADD GRATUITY ONTO LARGE GROUP CHECKS ANYMORE; UNLESS...
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... it's taxed like regular wages.
Attention: All Servers, bartenders, waiters/waitresses, owners and bar & restaurant accountants.

Did you know? As of January 1, 2014 the IRS will classify automatic gratuities as taxable service charges, just like regular wages, and are subject to payroll tax withholding.

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