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Sliced Bagels, Taxes on Top – WSJ.com Source: bit.ly What’s the tax on a bagel? It depends how you slice it—or in the case of New York, if you slice it. State tax officials have begun to enforce one of the more obscure distinctions within the state’s sales tax law. So let me get this straight – sliced bagel, taxable; sliced bread, not taxable. If that isn’t arbitrary, I don’t know.