Sales and Use Tax
State and Permissive (Local) Sales & Use Tax
Collections for Industries Directly and Indirectly Related to
Travel & Tourism, January - June 2009
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 2009.
For the second six months of fiscal year 2009, state and
permissive (i.e. local) sales and use tax collections totaled
$1.91 billion from a total of 79,842 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 $514.1 million by
department/general merchandise stores to a low of $116,385 by
cultural institutions. The number of accounts per
classification ranged from 30,613 miscellaneous store
retailers to 33 air transportation firms.
Figures shown in this publication are from records of the
Ohio Department of Taxation.