State Sales & Use Tax Collections for Certain Industries Related to Travel & Tourism, according to Section 5, Am. Sub. S.B. 314, 129th General Assembly, July 1st 2012 through June 30th, 2013

The Ohio Department of Taxation is required under Section 5 of Am. Sub. S.B. 314, 129th General Assembly, to calculate and certify the annual change in state sales tax revenue from specified industries related to travel and tourism. Tax Data Series Table S-8, presented quarterly, assists in this requirement. The following table presents sales tax collections from select industries, for 4 quarters of fiscal year (FY) 2013, and 4 quarters from the preceding fiscal year.

For the 4th quarter of FY2013, state sales and use tax collections totaled approximately $204.5 million.

The table includes all types of sales and use tax accounts, including “direct payment” and “consumer use” accounts in which the appropriate tax is paid directly by the purchaser, rather than the seller, to the state.

State sales and use tax collections totaled approximately $770.2 million in FY2013. State sales and use tax collections totaled approximately $735.4 million in FY2012. State collections in the categories listed in this S-8 Table increased approximately $34.9 million from FY2012 to FY2013.

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