I know that apple does not charge sales tax when you buy a gift card... however, do they charge sales tax when you buy an item with the giftcard. I am a college student who goes out of state for college, and I am going to be caught in between the 2 tax free weekends during my travels. so I was wondering if i bought the full amount of the computer in gift cards. then went back and used them to buy the computer if I would end up having to pay taxes on it. Thank you, and I know this is a stupid question , but hey it's worth a try.