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Money The Real Story About Tipped Employees all such hours. If your tips (over the required $2.13) do not amount to at least $8.25 per hour, your employer must make up the difference in your paycheck. This is a requirement and not optional. Tipped employees are not second-class citizens, and the law entitles you to the same minimum wage as everyone else. What if i make more than the minimum wage in tips alone? Regardless of how much you make in tips, your employer is required to pay $2.13 per hour. Even if you make much more than $8.25 per hour, your employer must pay you an additional $2.13 per hour. For example, if you work a six-hour day and receive $90 in tips (including cash that you take home), that would mean that you made $15 per hour in tips. Even so, your employer must pay you an additional $2.13 per hour for a paycheck, bringing your real gross hourly wage up to $17.13 per hour. The government takes seven deductions from every employee in America: State and Federal Income Taxes, as well as deductions for Family Leave, Social Security, Unemployment, Disability, and Medicare. As tipped employees can take home most of their cash tips, these deductions can exceed the $2.13 per hour additional that your employer pays you by check. In such cases, the entire $2.13 per hour would go to the government to satisfy these deductions. The check will be zero because the funds were transferred from your employer to the government. Tipped employees’ income is subject to the same withholding as non-tipped employees. As a tipped employee, am i entitled to a premium payment for overtime? Yes. Whenever you work more than 40 hours in an established work week, all hours worked in excess of 40 must be compensated at the overtime pay rate like any other nontipped employee. Overtime must be paid at 1.5 times the regular rate for all hours worked in excess of 40. The minimum overtime rate must not be less than $12.38. What we would like to point out is that absolutely please tip for quality service but do remember that all of our waiters and waitresses live off of your generosity. Overtime must be paid at 1.5 times the regular rate for all hours worked in excess of 40. With the change in the Governor’s Mansion, there is a lot of discussion on the effects on servers and restaurants. We have received a ton of questions on what is going to happen in the future. If we could predict the future, the sportsbook would be busy our predictions. What we can talk about is how they are paid now since according to a lot of our comments people don’t have an understanding. The New Jersey Restaurant Association published an article on this very subject, and for that, we are going to reference it since it will give you everything you need to know. What is the minimum wage for tipped employees? Tipped employees in the State of New Jersey must make the same minimum wage as everyone else: $8.25 for every hour worked in a work week up to 40 hours. Federal law requires that employers pay no less than $2.13 for 34 DC Eats Magazine #1 issue