Managing and Reporting Servers’ Tips

August 26, 2015

Aleks Stepanovich had worked in the restaurant industry for years—from server to manager to an operator—and saw firsthand the hassles that came from distributing tips fairly and reporting them accurately. So last year, Stepanovich, who also has a background in computer science and spent time with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, formed Gratuity Solutions.

The company’s GratSync software distributes and manages tips for a restaurant’s employees, enabling the restaurant to comply with requirements of the Affordable Care Act and eliminating the need for daily manual calculations.

The cloud-based software system calculates tip distribution through direct integration with the restaurant’s…