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You delft need re be extravagant with tipping, but "you'll want to tip a sufficient amount to make an impact, enough for the staff to remember you and ensure preferential treatment.
English-born, Canadian-raised writer Malcolm Gladwell takes readers on an intellectual adventure in "The Tipping Point.
The newspapers have been filled with details of His Royal Tightness's tipping habits after he left just a pounds 2 tip after a pounds 200 meal.
People with business expense accounts frequently use credit cards and tipping with company credit is even easier than paying with one's own card.
The court pointed out that for the IRS's aggregate method to precisely equal the tips on which the employer's FICA tax is calculated, the cash-tipping rate must be exactly the same as the tipping rate on credit card charges, and total tips received must be distributed among employees so that none fall outside the wages band.
The IRS expanded its voluntary tip compliance programs from the food and beverage, gaming and hairstyling industries to all those in which tipping is customary (announcements 2000-19 and 2000-23; notice 2000-21).
When setting your budget for any outing you should include accurate amounts for tipping service employees.
All this and more, says Holona Ochs, a Lehigh University political scientist who interviewed postal workers, bartenders, strippers and even prostitutes-more than 425 tip-earners in 50 occupational categories, to get their views on tipping and compensation.