The finance ministry on Tuesday clarified that service charge
collected by certain restaurants and hotels is not service tax.
We are pleased that the Supreme Court has confirmed the correct legal interpretation of the service charge
provisions of the leases.
expenditure on a multi-occupied office building will vary according to the age, location and quality of the property.
There is no legal requirement for it to pass on any of the service charge
, in full or part, to the waiting staff.
Dubai: There are indications that service charges
at prime freehold locations in Dubai have started to stabilise and, in some instances, even taken a dip.
The Real Estate Regulatory Agency, or Rera, the regulatory arm of Dubai Land Department, or DLD, has announced the launch of the first Service Charge
and Maintenance Index for properties within Dubai's freehold areas.
A lack of consistency on reporting room revenues to firms such as STR Global - with some hotels including service charge
, many taking it out completely and others calculating it partly in the figure - is a concern that is repeatedly raised by hoteliers.
No single charge on your monthly electric bill attracts more attention than the member service charge
, so allow me to explain its intent and clear up some common misconceptions, some of which have been expressed recently in the local media.
TENANTS who do not take the time to understand their service charges
before signing a lease are risking unexpected costs, according to chartered surveyors Sanderson Weatherall.
Experts at Sanderson Weatherall believe there is a lack of understanding of service charges
, particularly among smaller companies and private individual tenants.
Relatively hot on the heels of the major reduction in master community service charges
, made by United Development Company (UDC) at the
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