Double-dipping at a restaurant is bad table manners. Equally rude are restaurants that encourage double-tipping. Despite the IRS cracking down on the way automatic gratuities are treated, (they must now be labeled as a service charge, which means for servers…
You see them all around. I was warned at a very young age to avoid them at all costs. I was cautioned never to get too close to the promoters behind … the credit card booths (insert old horror movie scream here).
You know which ones I’m talking about:
“Free Phoenix Suns T-shirt! Just sign here!”
“Trip to Bora Bora? Just sign on the X …”
“Cool hat! But first, I need your address.”
I wanted to see if the passage of the credit card reform law had made a difference on campus. Here’s what I found.