(Closed) Gift Dilemma – Boss’s son getting married tomorrow – How much do we give?

posted 8 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
1876 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@StbHisMrs: I’d say between $150 – $300 is nice. What do you do? This depends a lot on your “status” (tacky I know, but the truth). If your the bosses assitant obviously you don’t need to give too much, but if your a lawyer, dr, business partner, more is expected.

Post # 4
183 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

we got alot of gifts of checks in $150-$175 range and i thought that was nice, thoughtful and plenty. 

Give them cash…cash is king! and then they can get whatever they want…or pay off bills. 

Post # 5
1184 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

do you have any idea of what kind of wedding it is going to be (in other words, do you have an idea of how much “covering your plates” will cost)? given that your boss even made a point of saying that a gift is not necessary (although i’m with you, i’d feel awkward not showing up with a gift), i’d probably go a bit lower and give $100-$150. the PP also makes a good point though that this is somewhat dependent on your position within the company.

Post # 6
5494 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2011

@JrzyGurl:  I agree.  I think this by and large depends on your position at work.  Your boss knows how much you make so you don’t want to give too little or too much.  I think for you and your SO, $200 is a safe number.

Post # 7
681 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2018

I think that $100-$150 would be just fine. Family and close family friends (well established adults) didn’t give us more than $200.

Post # 8
4137 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

if you don’t know them, i would give a gift card for $50-100. that’s lower than most gifts, but you don’t really know them, and because it’s your boss’ son you don’t want things to seem improper. honestly, i would probably give $50.

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