State Rep. Allison Russo (D-Upper Arlington) today announced the upcoming back-to-school Ohio sales tax holiday that will take place starting on Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4. In 2018, state lawmakers passed legislation making this three-day, back-to-school sales tax holiday a recurring holiday each year.

“In Ohio, families come first,” said Rep. Russo. “When parents and teachers are able to equip students with the essential supplies they need to learn, we are able to provide our children with the foundation they need for academic success. I hope you and your family can take advantage of this tax-free holiday that seeks to alleviate some of the financial burden of back-to-school shopping.”

During the sales tax holiday, there will be no state or local sales or use tax on school and teaching materials that cost up to 20 dollars each. The exemption will also apply to certain items of clothing costing up to 75 dollars each. 

The Ohio back-to-school tax holiday weekend will continue to be on the first Friday through Sunday in August each year.

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