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Failed Policies Continue Down Under

willis9 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 4:03 AM
I expect the equivalent of speakeasy places that serve great steaks and seafood in what looks like a warehouse on the outside and has white linen dining with fine wines inside only by invitation open to friends on holidays. A real moveable feast system. All staffed by regular restauranteurs taking all gratuities and reporting nothing as income and padding the costs on the regular public business. The waiters will be missing the big spenders.
Joe579 Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 11:56 AM
Willis, Very good idea! People are doing the same thing all around America. Don't think so? I will not give away the one's I know of but here in Tulsa I know of three that do it on super bowl sunday and two other sundays of the year. Nothing goes on the book's waiters are happy and the people pay no tax and the no tax on the ticket.
LtScrounge Wrote: Jan 29, 2013 9:45 AM
Every service industry employee is feeling the pinch from the higher tax rates as fewer people can afford to eat out, take vacations, or rent limos. Now of course the SEIU blames it on everyone but the Democrats who raised the taxes in the first place.

It's time once again to take a look at happenings down under. Restaurants are closing en masse rather than pay double time and a half to stay open on holidays.

Please consider Penalties blamed for taking high-end dining off menu.

The annual survey of the 7500- member Restaurant and Catering Australia reveals a 33 per cent jump since 2011 in the numbers of restaurateurs saying they cannot afford to open on public holidays.

Public holiday penalty rates require...

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