Simple Definition of service charge
: an amount of money that is charged for a particular service in addition to a basic fee
: an amount of money that is paid to the owner of an apartment building for services (such as garbage collection)
: a charge added to a bill in a restaurant to pay for the work of the waitress or waiter
Full Definition of service charge
: a fee charged for a particular service often in addition to a standard or basic fee —called also service fee
Examples of service charge
Tickets are $25 each plus a $3 service charge per ticket.
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