“The U.S. Treasury Department and IRS on Monday introduced the Service Industry Tip Compliance Agreement (SITCA), which the agency says would be a ‘voluntary’ program involving restaurants, bars, food delivery and other businesses where workers earn money from tips…

Aspects of SITCA include monitoring how much revenue is generated through tips and annual reporting by employers.

Businesses would also receive ‘protection from liability under the rules that define tips as part of an employee’s pay,’ the IRS said.”