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Question: We went to a restaurant in the Woodlands and saw a COVID fee of 5% on our bill. Is this legal?
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the cost of doing business has gone up.
Whether it’s to cover the cost of plexiglass and other COVID-19 safety installations or to make up for lost revenue due to capacity limits, some businesses are footing the bill to its customers.
Some of the most common industries charging extra include nail and hair salons and restaurants.