As summer winds down and school supplies start flying off the shelves, it is important to remember that there are still plenty of summer activities taking place throughout our community. Numerous county fairs have been going on across the state, providing entertainment, food, and an outlet for many of our youth to learn about agriculture through 4-H programs, and now it is Henry County’s turn.
State Representative Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) today announced that a sales tax holiday, created through the passage of Senate Bill 264, is set to be held the first weekend of August. The intent of the sales tax holiday is to provide parents with some tax relief during back-to-school shopping in preparation for the new school year and to stimulate economic activity for Ohio’s retailers.
One of the primary goals of the Ohio House during the 131st General Assembly has been to keep more money in Ohioans’ pockets. With more financial security and more expendable income, Ohioans can feel comfortable making big purchases and buying daily necessities, spurring the economy and encouraging its continued growth. One way the state legislature has strived to accomplish this goal is with a sales tax holiday.