The Restaurateurs Guide to Payroll and HR

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 As restaurant owners and managers, we want to see our staff members happy and be able to keep as much of their hard-earned wages as they can.

What you and your staff need to know about compliance, tips, and taxes 

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Employee Overtime

For tipped employees, overtime is based on the legal minimum wage and not on tipped earnings.

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Tip Pooling

When tracking pooled tips, include the amounts for shared tips for all participants receiving tips directly or indirectly from the pooled tips.

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Payroll Taxes

Payroll taxes like FICA, Medicare, and Social Security must be calculated and paid by all employees. 

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