r/antiwork Jan 14 '22 Silver 5 Helpful 16 Wholesome 10

So sorry, I'm broke so I can only pay you $77 for my food. You were great though.

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u/Ellie__1 Jan 15 '22

Their paid wages. Restaurant workers are expected to self-report tipped income on their W2s.

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u/DL_ Jan 15 '22

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u/Ellie__1 Jan 15 '22

Which is different than tips going on a paystub.

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u/DL_ Jan 15 '22

The tax deductions are calculated based on what they report so there is a record one way or another.