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Hold That Knife – New York ‘Bagel Altering’ Charge Gets the Hudson Valley Talking

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bagel tax

New York State ‘Bagel Tax’

Here in the good ol’ Empire State, having a bagel ‘altered’ in any way requires a tax, and it isn’t necessarily something new.  According to some articles dating back to 2010, the state of New York imposes an eight cent tax for slicing or toasting a bagel, even if you don’t get anything on it, because it has been altered from its original bagel state. Altering, cutting or modifying the bagel from its original shape makes it a prepared food, and therefore it can be taxed.
Read More: Hudson Valley Discussion About ‘Prepared Food’ Tax on Bagels

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