Deposit and Payment Schedule Posted on September 11, 2015 (May 8, 2017) by admin An initial non-refundable deposit of 25% of the total cost is required at the time of signing the Contract to confirm your event. Two weeks prior to the Event Date, an additional 50% deposit of the total cost must be paid. The final balance plus any additional costs for labour, beverages or rentals will be billed to you within 5 business days after your event. Our payment terms are net 15. Depending on the menu and services provided, your event may be subject to any of the following: 5% GST, 7% PST, 10% PST (on alcohol), 18% gratuity on food & beverage and 20% rental equipment insurance to cover any broken, damaged or missing items.