Tuesday, February 28, 2006

The Titty Tax

My girlfriend's nephew went to the new Hooters hotel here in Las Vegas for lunch and had some wings and Mountain Dew. Sure, it's going to be expensive ($17.27) because you pay for the view but he didn't know how expensive it was until later. After showing the receipt to his grandmother and noting the unusually high tax (receipt on the right hand side of the picture,) she called them asking them why they overcharged the young man and if it was some form of "titty tax." They offered to return the overpayment. Hilarious but it does make you wonder. This is a new hotel with many restaurants and how many people were actually overcharged?

The receipt to the left is of my dinner with Kerry a few nights ago. Smaller receipt, more food and less tax. The tax was 7.7% of our bill. His tax came to 17.8%. All this makes you wonder, do we look at tax closely enough when we are eating out? I tend to look at it because slightly more than doubling the tax gives me a good guideline for tipping (15% to 20%).

12 comments:

BeckEye said...

I've had plenty of guys talk directly to my breasts. Do you mean to tell me that I could've been charging them a titty tax all this time?? Man, I'm starting this weekend! I need money for the laundromat.

Bar Bar A said...

Ok, I am dying at what Beck said above - not because it's funny but because I could be a millionare by now if this were the case!

This very same thing happened to my sister at a Black Angus recently - and there were no titties involved! I guess we all need to be more careful.

Now, aobut this girlfriend of yours...I want to hear more. That sounds interesting :)

Davydgrey said...

Hmmmm somehow I see you making money out of this. I need to go to Hooters again.

LoraLoo said...

Wow, I think I'm owed some back tax.

Guess I need to pay more attention to my restaurant bill. Much like everything else, I just look at the bottom line.

dusty said...

Guys talking to our tata's is nothing new..but that large a tax is ridiculous.he should of gotten a BJ too or at the very least a "massage"..

Shmeder said...

The San Remo is no longer?!

Queen of Ass said...

Never been to Vegas, but think of the tips a girl could get! Woo!

Nik said...

A titty tax, why didn't I think of that? I'm gonna start walking around with a coinbox around my neck now- who needs the lottery? lol
Thanks for the tip too, I'm gonna have to pay more attention to my bill.

Jenn said...

Is this a new girlfriend or did I miss the posts about her before? Or I'm I being too damn nosey? I'm being too nosey.

Sweet titties! I mean, boo Titty Taxes!

An80sNut said...

1) San Remo is definitely no more. It's funny to see the place because I remember it even before that as the Treasury hotel and casino.
2) I have mentioned Kerry here and there before but I do like to hold a few things back. B)

Mr. Fabulous said...

I would gladly pay such a tax if it meant I could stare with impunity...

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