Prepare to save money again this August thanks to the Ohio Sales Tax Holiday. The Ohio Department of Taxation has announced the following regarding the 2019 holiday:
Beginning in 2019, Sub. S.B. 226 provides for a permanent sales tax holiday on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of August each year. For 2019, the sales tax holiday will begin on Friday, August 2 at 12:00 a.m. and end on Sunday, August 4 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.
Learn more about the tax holiday on the Ohio Department of Taxation’s website: https://www.tax.ohio.gov/