Holiday Tipping Guide: Whom to Tip and How Much – Business – Small business – | NBC News.

Entrepreneurs are independent by nature, but even the most self-sufficient among them can’t do it all on their own.

From the woman who keeps your hair looking awesome to the guy who takes your dog for a walk, there are plenty of people who deserve extra thanks for the holidays.

The guidelines below are a starting point for whom and how much you should tip, though the precise amount depends heavily on your relationship with the person, the quality of their work, the frequency with which you use their services, and most of all, your budget. (READ ARTICLE)