One Store Charges Her Tax On Gift Card, One Doesn’t: Which One Violated State Law?

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Q: Is Connecticut sales tax charged when a retail gift card is purchased?

I purchased a $25 gift card at [a retail store] in West Hartford and was charged sales tax on the full amount of the card, but when I purchased two retail gift cards for $25 each at CVS I was not charged sales tax.

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