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Clothing, school supplies can be purchased free of Ohio sales tax Aug. 6-8

There is no limit on the amount of qualifying items that can be purchased.

TOLEDO, Ohio — This year's Ohio sales tax holiday is set for Aug. 6-8 and there are multiple ways for consumers to take advantage.

Throughout the weekend, the following items can be purchased without sales and use tax:

  • Clothing priced at $75 or less
  • School supplies priced at $20 or less
  • School instructional material priced at $20 or less

There is no limit on the amount of items that can be purchased. Items used in a trade or business are not exempt.

Items considered clothing: Shirts, sweaters, pants, shorts, skirts, dresses, uniforms, shoes, sandals, boots, underwear, socks, hats, rainwear, lab coats, diapers, wedding apparel and more.

Items considered school supplies: Binders, book bags, calculators, crayons, folders, glue, highlighters, index cards, lunch boxes, markers, notebooks, paper, pencils, pencil boxes, rulers, scissors and more.

For a complete list of items free of sales tax, click here.

The sales tax holiday starts Aug. 6 at midnight and ends Aug. 8 at 11:59 p.m.

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