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Publication 531, Reporting Tip Income

Employees who receive tips use this publication to correctly report their tip income. This publication explains how to:

  • Keep a daily tip record.
  • Report tips to your employer.
  • Report all your tips on your income tax return.

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Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 03-Aug-2016