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How one company is serving up tax-free bagels with cream cheese

To sidestep the sandwich tax in New York, a bagel company teamed up with Philadelphia cream cheese to make a bagel injected with cream cheese — since it only counts as a sandwich if it’s sliced open.

NPR’s Stacey Vanek Smith reports.

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