Examine the restaurant bill for errors and to see if the tip is included in the purchase of the meal. The tip, or gratuity, is often included in the check for a large party of diners.
Give the waiter or waitress or the cashier your credit card once you get the bill.
Sign your name at the bottom of the receipt once the server or cashier has swiped your card. Include a tip on the tip line, if applicable. Give the waiter or cashier the signed copy of the receipt.
Write your tip down on the customer copy of the receipt, if applicable, and save the receipt for bookkeeping purposes.