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Tax Free Weekend

Ohio will hold its annual Sales Tax Holiday beginning from Friday, August 6, 2021, until Sunday, August 8, 2021. Shopping during this weekend is a great way to save money when purchasing back-to-school items and clothing.
This weekend gives shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain school supplies and clothing free of state sales or use tax. Local sales tax may apply.
Here is a list of items that are tax-exempt:
Save on Clothing
To qualify, the clothing items must be priced at $75 or less (per article of clothing) and fall into the categories below. School clothes and uniforms are all tax-free during this time.
Shirts, Blouses & Sweaters
Jeans, Shorts & Pants
Skirts & Dresses
School Uniforms
Belts
Shoes, Sandals & Boots
Socks & Underwear
Bathing Suits
Coats, Jackets & Raincoats
Gloves & Ear Muffs
Diapers
School Supplies –
To qualify, the school supplies must be priced at $20 or less (per item) and fall into the categories below.
Binders
Book Bags & Backpacks
Calculators
Cellophane Tape
Blackboard Chalk
Compasses & Protractors
Composition Books
Crayons & Markers
Erasers
Folders (expandable, pocket, plastic & manila)
Glue, paste, and glue sticks
Highlighters
Index Cards & Index Card Boxes
Legal Pads & Writing Tablets
Lunch Boxes
Markers & Crayons
Notebooks
Paper (loose leaf ruled notebook paper, copy paper, graph paper, tracing paper, manila paper, colored paper, poster board, and construction paper)
Pencil Boxes & Other School Supply Boxes
Pencil Sharpeners
Pencils & Pens
Rulers
Scissors
See the Sales Holiday FAQs for more
School Instructional Material & Books
To qualify, the instructional material and books must be priced at $20 or less (per item) and fall into the categories below.
Reference Books
Reference Maps and Globes
Textbooks
Workbooks