Retailers Cash in on Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

03 August, 2018, 18:40 | Author: Teresa Adams
  • Ohio to have a sales-tax holiday

The tax holiday will last until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5.

School art supplies, textbooks, educational materials and clothing accessories such as belts and bags are still taxable.

Folders, pencils, calculators, notebook paper, crayons, erasers and blank CDs for computers are tax exempt during the 2018 "Back-to-School Tax Holiday" weekend.

The goal of the bill was to help parents buy all of their children's back-to-school needs.

Wisconsin is joining several other states across the country in taking part in a sales tax holiday this year.

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Looking good at school will cost less this weekend.

The holiday begins this Friday and runs until Sunday, August 5th.

Parents getting ready to shop for school supplies on Missouri's tax-free weekend have some new options to make the task easier and faster.

Some cities are not participating in the sales tax holiday.

This year, the state of Louisiana did not offer a tax free weekend which created extra shoppers heading down to MS to make their purchases.

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English also explained that by shopping local the sales bump up sales tax, which brings in even more businesses to the area.

Some restrictions do apply - single clothing items over $75 and individual back to school supplies over $20 will be taxed.

But lawmakers could seek to reinstate the sales tax holidays before then beginning in next year's Regular Session.

Some states, New Mexico included, have more than one each year.

The tax rate varies as each jurisdiction takes its share on top of the state's 5.129 percent.

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For information, visit tax.ohio.gov and look at the department's "Sales Tax Holiday Frequently Asked Questions" page. So it definitely can help them save a little bit of money.

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