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
Shoes, Sandals & Boots
Socks & Underwear
Coats, Jackets & Raincoats
Gloves & Ear Muffs
School Supplies –
To qualify, the school supplies must be priced at $20 or less (per item) and fall into the categories below.
Book Bags & Backpacks
Compasses & Protractors
Crayons & Markers
Folders (expandable, pocket, plastic & manila)
Glue, paste, and glue sticks
Index Cards & Index Card Boxes
Legal Pads & Writing Tablets
Markers & Crayons
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
Pencils & Pens
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 Maps and Globes