Ohio sales tax holiday starts Aug. 5

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Save money on your back-to-school supplies and clothing by shopping during Ohio’s annual sales tax holiday, which starts midnight Friday, Aug. 5 and runs through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 7. During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax:

  • An item of clothing priced at $75 or less;

  • An item of school supplies priced at $20 or less; and

  • An item of school instructional material priced at $20 or less.

Items used in a trade or business are not exempt under the sales tax holiday.

For more information regarding the sales tax holiday, visit the Department of Taxation’s website. If you have any additional questions, contact the department at 1-888-405-4039 or via e-mail.