Definition of service charge in English:

service charge

Line breaks: ser|vice charge

noun

  • 1An extra charge made for serving customers in a restaurant.
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    • Maintenance of the pool and communal grounds is included in the annual service charge of €1,320.
    • Restaurants that don't add a service charge will expect a 10 per cent tip.
    • The three groups said waiving the service charge would be removing an income that an employee already enjoyed and it was an unfair labour practice.
  • 2A charge made for maintenance on a property which has been leased: tenants could pay part of the service charge for unlet premises
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    • I have assessed an appropriate service charge for the property as being £1 per square foot of net accommodation.
    • It is regrettable the final bills were delayed but lease-holders are fully aware each year the council will bill them with a service charge to cover a number of costs, including the maintenance of communal areas around their homes.
    • The two-bedroom units are subject to a £275 service charge while the three-bedroom properties have an annual charge of £350.

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