What is a Restaurant Tip?

A restaurant tip is an additional amount of money that a customer gives to a server or other employee in exchange for good service. Tips are typically given in cash, but they can also be given on a credit card. In the United States, tips are considered to be part of the employee's wages, and are subject to federal and state taxes. The amount of a tip is typically determined by the customer's satisfaction with the service. In general, a good tip is considered to be 15-20% of the total bill. However, there is no set rule for tipping, and customers are free to tip whatever amount they feel is appropriate.