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Ohio’s 2017 Sales Tax Holiday Slated for August

Shoppers rejoice…. the Ohio Sales Tax Holiday returns later this summer. Just in time for back to school shopping. The Ohio Department of Taxation shares the following information about the holiday:

The holiday starts on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 12:00 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax:

  • Clothing priced at $75 per item or less;
  • School supplies priced at $20 per item or less; and
  • School instructional material priced at $20 per item or less.

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

The Ohio Department of Taxation has answers to any of the questions you may have about the holiday on their website. They break down the different items that are exempt from sales and use tax during the holiday and much more here:

http://www.tax.ohio.gov/sales_and_use/salestaxholiday/holidayfaq.aspx