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Old December 28th, 2009, 03:50 PM
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Katlady --not all CA sales tax is the same-- ours in San Jose is 9.25----and i varies locally--- Santa Cruz is a bit less and Fremont is a big higer----it too hard to keep track-----
I'm lucky enough to go out to eat more than I stay home and cook--hahaha--think coupons---but both my husband and I generous tipper--but then again it does depend on service too---and yes--we tip on the full price---before any coupon offer-----
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April
I agree I came from the Bay Area the sales taxes is much higher there. I think San Francisco has the one of the highest sales taxes in the state at 9.5%.

Here is the thing if someone in a different state is tipping 20% on the full bill. But the sales taxes is quite a bit lower then California then the tip is slightly lower. So my 15% on the total bill with the round up to the next full dollar is close to the 20% in a state with a lower sales tax. I'm not cheap honest I'm not.
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