Don’t let sales tax on food delivery sales eat into your bottom line

Delivery is a key segment of food sales that restaurant owners need to watch carefully. Between the number of different delivery companies entering the market and marketplace rules, restaurant owners need to be careful that they are keeping track of who is remitting sales tax on delivery sales each month. The best way for restaurant […]

Sales tax on food delivery sales is a moving target

Delivery is quickly becoming an indispensable segment of food sales. With different delivery companies entering the market, restaurant owners need to be careful that they are keeping track of who is remitting sales tax on delivery sales each month. The best way for McDonald’s owner/operators to keep up with this is to review the delivery […]

Uber Eats to begin reporting sales tax on delivery sales

The landmark Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair in 2018 that permitted states to tax remote sales and collect sales tax also has a significant impact on McDonald’s owner/operators and other businesses that use delivery services. Under the Wayfair decision, states have begun implementing Marketplace Legislation where marketplace facilitators – like Uber Eats […]

Keep eye on chargebacks from meal delivery to drive out fraud

Adding delivery as an option for customers is a growing trend in the restaurant industry, but as with any new feature, there are always challenges. One of those challenges involves customers who are unsatisfied with their delivery order. Some McDonald’s owner/operators have discovered they are being charged for refunds of complete meals when customers complain […]