Tax Data Series

Sales and Use Tax

Sales and Use Tax Collections for July 2008 through December 2008, by Industrial Classification

For the July 1 through December 31, 2008 period, approximately $4.2 billion in state and permissive (local) sales & use tax was collected from 177,041 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 $601.5 million by general merchandise stores to a low of $1.2 million by holding companies. The number of accounts per classification ranged from 30,239 miscellaneous store retailers to 31 holding companies.


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