State Rep. Erica C. Crawley (D-Columbus) 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.


“There are so many items that students need to be successful in the classroom,” said Rep. Crawley. “This is an excellent opportunity for Ohio families to take advantage of some back-to-school shopping, while keeping some of their hard earned money in their pockets.”


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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