SALES AND USE TAX:  Collections for July 1, 2013 through December 31, 2013, by Industrial Classification

During the July 1 through December 31, 2013 period, approximately $4.9 billion in state and permissive (local) sales & use tax was collected from 171,881 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 $509.9 million by general merchandise stores to a low of $3.1 million by the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector. The number of accounts per classification ranged from 23.033 miscellaneous store retailers to 65 holding companies.

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