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Any thoughts on the following situation?

My sons, 18 & 16 years old, each have their own Virgin Mobile pay-as-you-go phone. They buy a top-up card at any retailer for at least $20 every 90 days and pay a flat $0.18/min. for all local & long distance calls. If they want more minutes, they buy another top-up-card. No contracts, no monthly bills.

Is this considered a bundled service and therefore they are each eligible for the phone tax credit?

I checked the IRS Q&A's but they did not directly address this situation.


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