29 CFR 531.53 - Payments which constitute tips.

§ 531.53 Payments which constitute tips.

In addition to cash sums presented by customers which an employee keeps as his own, tips received by an employee include, within the meaning of the Act, amounts paid by bank check or other negotiable instrument payble at par and amounts transferred by the employer to the employee pursuant to directions from credit customers who designate amounts to be added to their bills as tips. Special gifts in forms other than money or its equivalent as above described such as theater tickets, passes, or merchandise, are not counted as tips received by the employee for purposes of the Act.

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U.S. Code: Title 29 - LABOR
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Title 29 published on 03-May-2017 04:00

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 29 CFR Part 531 after this date.

  • 2012-06-29; vol. 77 # 126 - Friday, June 29, 2012
    1. 77 FR 38717 - Updating Regulations Issued Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
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      29 CFR Parts 531 and 553