(Closed) Taxes and Service Charges

posted 8 years ago in Chicago
Post # 3
57 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I visited quite a few places in the Chicagoland area and these service charges and taxes on top of what the pricing is seem to be all around the same everywhere…which can really add up quick!  I actually ended up going a little beyond the Chicagoland area for our reception venue and was able to find something better suited for us.

Post # 4
627 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

our venue (waterfront/downtown seattle) has a 21% service charge and the sales tax rate is 10%. ouch. i feel your pain.

Post # 5
642 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Our venue is 22% service charge and tax is 10.25% for downtown Chicago.  Seems pretty standard at all the other venues we considered as well.

Post # 7
1866 posts
Buzzing bee

@baletrina:  That is our tax and gratuity charge as well.  It seems insane, doesn’t it?  

Post # 8
89 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2012

Suburbs aren’t much better

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