Ohio Sales Tax Holiday 2016

State and Local Tax

By Matthew Dodge

Ohio’s sales tax holiday runs from Friday, August 5, 2016 through on Sunday, August 7, 2016.  During the holiday, clothing priced at $75 or less, school supplies priced at $20 per item or less and school instruction materials priced at $20 per item or less are exempt from state and local sales and use tax.

Items used in a trade or business are not exempt during the sales tax holiday.  Clothing accessories and sports and recreational equipment do not qualify for the sales tax holiday.

Details and frequently asked questions regarding the holiday can be viewed on the Ohio Department of Taxation’s website at:  


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