service charge

a fee charged for a service, sometimes in addition to a basic charge.

1915–20 Unabridged
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service charge
a percentage of a bill, as at a restaurant or hotel, added to the total to pay for service

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Example sentences
If he cannot complete the agreement the payments are refunded, minus a service
Any restaurant that fixes its service charge in advance is forfeiting a golden
  opportunity to motivate its waiters.
The company then bills you for the shipping and a service charge and returns
  the item to you.
The majority of industrialized nations make a service charge obligatory in
  restaurants, with an option to tip after it.
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