Can a bar or restaurant charge your card for a tip without permission?

Answer On One Hand: Legally, They CannotBars and restaurants can only charge your credit card the amount written on your receipt. If you do not add a tip when signing the receipt, they cannot legally char... Read More »

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Can the bar or restaurant charge your card for a tip without a signature?

Most restaurants have procedures related to credit card transactions. It is legal for restaurants to charge a percentage of the total bill as a tip as long as there is either customer notification... Read More »

Can a merchant charge me more if i use a credit or charge card?

On One Hand: Merchant Cannot Charge MoreEvery time a consumer uses a credit card to make a purchase, the credit card companies charge the merchant an "interchange fee." Some merchants want to pass ... Read More »

Can a restaurant charge you for carry-ins?

Absolutely. Not sure what they call it when you bring your own food, but some allow you to bring your own bottle of wine or liquor but charge a corkage fee to offset the fact that you won't be purc... Read More »

The Duties of a Shift In Charge in a Restaurant?

Restaurants today often operate in shifts. For example, you might find in a restaurant there is a morning shift and a night shift. In larger restaurants with a lot of customer volume, you might hav... Read More »