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tip

1
1. a payment given for services in excess of the standard charge; gratuity
2. a piece of inside information, esp in betting or investing

tip

2
a glancing hit in cricket

tip

[tip]
(design engineering)
A piece of material secured to and differing from a cutter tooth or blade.
(electricity)
The contacting part at the end of a phone plug.
(electronics)
A small protuberance on the envelope of an electron tube, resulting from the closing of the envelope after evacuation.

TIP

tip

i. The extremities of airfoils, such as in wing tips.
ii. The angle of rotation of a reconnaissance camera about an aircraft transverse axis. Also called pitch.

TIP

(1)
Texas Instruments Pascal.

TIP

(2)
A Unix program for interactive communication via serial lines.

Unix manual page: tip(1).

TIP

(Trouble In Paradise) A freeware program from Gibson Research Corporation, Laguna Hills, CA (www.grc.com) that checks the health of Zip and Jaz drives. See click of death. See also tip and ring.
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Of the $5.8 billion nationally in tips per year they estimate would be shifted from workers to employers, $4.6 billion - nearly 80 percent - would be pulled from the pockets of women working tipped jobs, the report says.
Again, participation in a true tip pool is supposed to be only tipped employees, meaning those who receive the tips directly from the customer.
Given the documented tendency for tipped workers to hide income, the least reliable evidence regarding income levels is likely to come from employee reports to the government, with more reliable evidence coming from anonymous employee reports to private individuals or organizations, and the most reliable evidence coming from employers.
Question: Are the requirements for rest and meal periods different for tipped employees?
Tipped rates are determined by the IRS under the "McQuatter's" formula and historical data relative to tips for an establishment's employees.
In some cases, customers appeared to have forgotten the exact amount of their bills and how much they had tipped and so could provide only estimates.
But the meaning of tip wage often gets lost in political rhetoric, and because of some who ignore stated fact, confusion reigns over wage fairness for tipped employees in Oregon.
The FLSA permits employers to pay a tipped employee cash wages of $2.13 per hour, provided the employee's gross compensation (tips plus cash wages) equals at least the minimum wage.
Rather, the language merely provides that tips are considered wages received by the employee and paid by the employer; it neither grants nor denies the IRS power to assess employer-only FICA taxes without first assessing the FICA tax liability of each tipped employee.
3121(q) and the legislative history cited by both parties show that Congress intended to level the contributions to FICA between tipped employees and their employers.
If the aggregate amount of tips reported for any payroll period or calendar year is less than 8%, employers who qualify as large establishments must allocate the difference among tipped employees on either a "good faith" agreement, or on the allocation methods prescribed in Sec.
The restaurant must develop a procedure for tracking the reporting of charge-card tips by both directly and indirectly tipped employees; it also agrees to establish a procedure to ensure that cash tips are reported by all employees.