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Is Tax Included

Tipping Rules: Is tax included?

February 8, 2019 0 Comments

Is Tax Included

Q: My husband says restaurant tips are based on the bill’s total before tax, but I think you tip with the tax added in.  Who’s right?

A: Your husband wins this one.  Restaurant tips are based on the bill before the tax is added.  So if the total bill comes to $55, and the tax is $3, you calculate your tip using a $52 as your base.

February 11, 2019

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