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    • gbartlett1980
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    Taxes 6th Oct 16 at 9:13 PM
    How much tax do you pay on tips?
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    • agrinnall
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    I thought Google must be broken, but no...

    https://www.gov.uk/tips-at-work/tips-and-tax
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    This tax year the government has decided tax on tips will be a minimum of 0% and maximum of 45%, although those of us earning enough to pay 45% tax rarely get tips :-(

    If you are lucky it will be 0, 20, 40 or 45% and if you unlucky it will anything in between 0 and 45% (not actually say 25% but you might pay some tax at 20% and some at 40%).
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    This tax year the government has decided tax on tips will be a minimum of 0% and maximum of 45%, although those of us earning enough to pay 45% tax rarely get tips :-(

    If you are lucky it will be 0, 20, 40 or 45% and if you unlucky it will anything in between 0 and 45% (not actually say 25% but you might pay some tax at 20% and some at 40%).
    Originally posted by Dazed and confused


    If collected by the restaurant the tip will be inclusive of VAT, so 20% goes to the government. If the net is paid out as employment income it should also be subject to NIC.
    • TheCyclingProgrammer
    • By TheCyclingProgrammer 9th Oct 16, 11:35 AM
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    If collected by the restaurant the tip will be inclusive of VAT, so 20% goes to the government. If the net is paid out as employment income it should also be subject to NIC.
    Originally posted by Cook_County
    If the tip/service charge is optional there shouldn't be any VAT on it.
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