Service charge

Consumer protection bill: non-mandatory service charge; the government publishes guidelines

NEW DELHI: Service charges on hotel and restaurant bills are “completely voluntary” and not mandatory, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said today after the government Approved service fee guidelines. Hotels and restaurants will not decide what service charge to collect, but it will be at the discretion of the customer, the minister […]

Service charge

Service charge on hotel and restaurant bills not mandatory; Center Stakes Guidelines

Service charges on hotel and restaurant bills are “completely voluntary” and not mandatory, Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said on Friday after the government approved guidelines on service charge. Service charges will not be levied by hotels and restaurants but left to the discretion of the consumer, the minister said, adding that […]