Wedding Planning Tips: The Wedding Tax is Real

If you are in the midst of wedding planning, check out the Lifehacker article linked below on the real existence of the Wedding markup.  I experienced this problem when planning my own wedding with a limo company, who immediately asked what was the reason for the request before they would provide a price quote.  That’s a red flag right there!

Read on to see what the author and Consumer’s Magazine found when they put the wedding tax theory to test…



Wedding markup is very real, and Consumer Reports has the numbers to prove it. In a recent study, they found that 28% of vendors increase prices for wedding events. The good news is, many of these vendors are willing to haggle when you call them out on it.

Source: Wedding Markup Is Real, So Don’t Be Afraid to Call It Out and Haggle


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  1. May 2, 2016

    I experienced this for my own wedding, seriously insane!

  2. May 2, 2016

    Being in the events and wedding line I quite agree with what you wrote.. Nice one

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