Tax Data Series

Sales and Use Tax

Sales and Use Tax Collections for January 2008 through June 2008, by Industrial Classification

For the January 1 through June 30, 2008 period, approximately $4.1 billion in state and permissive (local) sales & use tax was collected from 183,972 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 $520.7 million by general merchandise stores to a low of $1.6 million by mining companies. The number of entities per classification ranged from 33,370 miscellaneous store retailers to 31 holding companies.

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