SEASTAR SERVICE CHARGE
In response to the changing business environment in Washington, A 20% Service Charge Is Included on each check. Seastar Retains 100% Of The Service Charge. Our Professional Service Team Receives Industry Leading Compensation Which Includes Wages, Commissions, and Benefits
What is a service charge?
A service charge is a set percentage added to every guest check. Tipping is eliminated (additional gratuity is optional), and the service charge goes to the restaurant for equitable distribution. The objective is to create a fair, predictable compensation model for employees.
Why is sales tax calculated on top of the service charge?
Under Washington state law, employers are required to pay retail sales tax on service charges.