Save money on your Back to School shopping!

Just in time for back to school shopping, Ohio provided for a permanent sales tax holiday on the first Friday, Saturday and Sunday of August each year. This year, the holiday starts on Friday, August 1, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 4, 2019 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.

Sales Tax Holiday Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any questions regarding this information, please contact us at 1-800-304-3211 or via e-mail.