Should I be charged tax when purchasing prepaid refill cards in Massachusetts

magenta1542950

    I live in Massachusetts.  When I purchase gift cards from a brick-and-mortar store, I'll purchase gift cards such as Amazon, iTunes, etc, I don't get charged any sales tax when purchasing the gift card.  Taxes are usually taken out when the purchase is made using the funds from the added gift card.  Last month, I purchased some prepaid T-Mobile cards and was charged tax.  I have been making prepaid T-Mobile card purchases at my local brick-and-mortar store for a long time, and was never charged a tax until recently.  Is this a Massachusetts law about charging prepaid phone cards, or did my local brick-and-mortar store make a mistake?

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