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Why Waiters Are Making Less in Tips, Thanks to the IRS

Across the country, a lot of servers are grumbling over a rule change that means they’re making less in tips.

The new IRS regulation has encouraged a lot of restaurants to drop automatic gratuity from checks — the charge you often see if you’re in a large group. As a result, some servers say they’re making a lot less.

Waiters depend on tips for their pay — the minimum wage is just $2.13 an hour. So how much is right amount? Fusion Live has answers.

Why Waiters Are Making Less in Tips, Thanks to the IRS

Across the country, a lot of servers are grumbling over a rule change that means they’re making less in tips.

The new IRS regulation has encouraged a lot of restaurants to drop automatic gratuity from checks — the charge you often see if you’re in a large group. As a result, some servers say they’re making a lot less.

Waiters depend on tips for their pay — the minimum wage is just $2.13 an hour. So how much is right amount? Fusion Live has answers.

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