Ohio Holds Sales Tax Holiday for Clothing and School Supplies

Ohio will hold a one-time sales tax holiday for clothing and school supplies on August 3-5, 2018.
During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax:

  • Clothing (including, but not limited to footwear, hats, diapers, and uniforms) priced at $75 per item or less;
  • School supplies (including, but not limited to binders, folders, highlighters and writing tablets) priced at $20 per item or less; and
  • School instructional materials (including reference books, reference maps and globes, textbooks, and workbooks) priced at $20 per item or less. 

It is important to note that items used in a trade or business are not exempt under this sales tax holiday. The sales tax holiday is set by law and vendors are required to comply.

For more specific information, please refer to the Ohio Department of Taxation Sales Tax Holiday FAQ’s.