Sales and Use Tax
State and Permissive (Local) Sales & Use Tax
Collections for Industries Directly and Indirectly Related to
Travel & Tourism, January - June 2008
The Ohio Department of Taxation is required under ORC Section
5739.36 to summarize and publish sales and use tax
collections for industries related directly and indirectly to
travel and tourism by industrial classification for each
preceding six month period. The following table covers tax
collections for January through June 2008.
For the last six months of fiscal year 2008, state and
permissive (i.e. local) sales and use tax collections totaled
$2.1 billion from a total of 84,480 accounts. Out of the 26
classification groups, 12 are related directly to travel and
tourism while 14 are indirectly related. Sales tax
collections ranged from a high of $520.7 million by
department/general merchandise stores to a low of $128,086 by
cultural institutions. The number of accounts per
classification ranged from 33,419 miscellaneous store
retailers to 44 air transportation businesses.
Figures shown in this publication are from records of the
Ohio Department of Taxation.