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Sliced bagel tax? Travelers, beware America's strangest taxes

Although taxes are one of life’s certainties, they can still surprise you. Consider the iconic New York bagel: decide to have yours toasted, and it’ll come with a tax. The rationale is that sliced bagels are usually consumed on a café or store’s premises—and restaurant meals are taxed, whereas groceries (like a dozen unsliced bagels) are not.


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