Sales and Use Tax

Tax Rates & Changes

This page offers the latest information on sales tax rates as well as rate changes planned in any of Ohio's 88 counties.

By law, Ohio's counties and transit authorities may only enact sales tax rates changes effective at the start of any calendar quarter. The Department of Taxation posts information here as it becomes available.

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Current rate information

The Finder — This online tool can help determine the sales tax rate in effect for any address in Ohio.
Rate schedules — These tables illustrate the correct sales or use tax at a given tax rate and price.

Other rate change information

The Sales and Use Tax rate will increase from 6.75 % to 7.0 % effective April 1, 2015 for Hamilton County.

The Sales and Use Tax rate will increase from 7.0 % to 7.25 % effective April 1, 2015 for Lucas County.

The Sales and Use Tax rate will increase from 7.0 % to 7.25 % effective April 1, 2015 for Mahoning County.


2015 rate changes

2nd Quarter (effective April 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015):

1st Quarter (effective January 1, 2015 - March 31, 2015):

  • There were no Sales and Use Tax County rate changes effective January 1, 2015

2014 rate changes

4th Quarter (effective October 1, 2014 - December 31, 2014):

3rd Quarter (effective July1, 2014 -  September 30, 2014):

  • There were no Sales and Use Tax County rate changes effective July 1, 2014

2nd Quarter (effective April 1, 2014 - June 30, 2014):

1st Quarter (effective January 1, 2014 - March 31, 2014):

2013 rate changes

There are NO Sales and Use Tax County rate changes effective July 1, 2013

2nd Quarter (effective April. 1, 2013— June 30, 2013): 

  • Rates did not change

1st Quarter (effective January 1, 2013 - March 31, 2013):

4th Quarter (effective October 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013):

Effective  Sept 1, 2013, State Rate change:


2012 rate changes

4th Quarter (effective October 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012):

3rd Quarter (effective July 1, 2012 — Sept 30, 2012):

2nd Quarter (effective April 1, 2012 — June 30, 2012):

1st Quarter (effective Jan. 1, 2012— March 31, 2012):

  • Rates did not change

2011 rate changes

4th Quarter (effective Oct. 1, 2011 — Dec. 31, 2011):

3rd Quarter (effective July 1, 2011 — Sept. 30, 2011):

2nd Quarter (effective April. 1, 2011— June 30, 2011):

  • Rates did not change

1st Quarter (effective Jan. 1, 2011— March 31, 2011):

  • Rates did not change

2010 rate changes

4th Quarter (effective Oct. 1, 2010 — Dec. 31, 2010):

3rd Quarter (effective July 1, 2010 — Sept. 30, 2010):

2nd Quarter (effective April 1, 2010 — June 30, 2010):

1st Quarter (effective Jan. 1, 2010 — March 31, 2010):


2009 rate changes

4th Quarter (effective Oct. 1, 2009 — Dec. 31, 2009):

3rd Quarter (effective July 1, 2009 — Sept. 30, 2009):

  • Rates did not change.

2nd Quarter (effective April 1, 2009 — June 30, 2009):

1st Quarter (effective Jan. 1, 2009 — March 31, 2009):

For information on rate changes that took place before 2009, click here.