Does A Sliced Bagel Count As "Prepared Food"?

Does A Sliced Bagel Count As "Prepared Food"?

It’s generally understood among bagel buyers in New York that you won’t be charged tax on a sliced, untoasted bagel with no butter, cream cheese or any other sort of spread. But with the state desperately trying to deal with budget shortfalls, it is now expecting bagel sellers to charge taxes on these often-untaxed items. [More]