Sales tax holiday to aid back-to-school shoppers

To aid in back-to-school shopping a sale tax holiday has been schedule for this weekend. Ohio will have a sales tax holiday from Friday, Aug. 5 at 12 a.m. to Sunday, Aug. 7 at 11:59 p.m.

During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax:

– An item of clothing priced at $75 or less; an item of school supplies priced at $20 or less; and an item of school instructional material priced at $20 or less.

– Items used in a trade or business are not exempt under the sales tax holiday.