Tax Data Series

Sales and Use Tax

Sales and Use Tax Collections for July 2012 through December 2012, by Industrial Classification

During the July 1 through December 31, 2012 period, approximately $4.6 billion in state and permissive (local) sales & use tax was collected from 172,008 different sales vendors. The following table summarizes the sales tax data by type of industry classification for the indicated six-month period.

Out of the 30 classification groups, sales tax collections ranged from a high of $595.8 million by general merchandise stores to a low of $2.6 million by the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector. The number of accounts per classification ranged from 24,518 miscellaneous store retailers to 45 holding companies.

Figures shown in this publication are from records of the Ohio Department of Taxation.