sales tax

The Ohio Statehouse
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County commissioners are firing back at a proposal coming next week from a Republican state lawmaker that would restrict their legal power to raise county sales taxes.

Let's play a little bit of the game show Jeopardy! today.

Some online sales are about to start costing more.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that states can require retailers to collect and remit sales taxes on out-of-state purchases. The 5-to-4 decision reversed decades-old decisions that protected out-of-state vendors from sales tax obligations unless the vendor had a physical presence in the state.

school supplies
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Ohio is the only Midwest state that’s had a sales tax holiday for the last three years. And now the Senate has unanimously approved a bill that would guarantee it would be an annual event.

Adora Namigadde

The Franklin County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a resolution to make a temporary quarter-cent sales tax permanent.

Ohio shoppers had a chance to save money over the weekend with a sales tax holiday on school supplies. But the perennial August event is drawing some criticism both from economists and some parents.

Ohio Passes 3-Day Break From State Sales Tax This Summer

Apr 28, 2016
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Shoppers in Ohio would get a three-day break from the state's sales tax this summer under a bill being sent to the governor's desk.