Frequently Asked Questions

The Ohio Department of Taxation has compiled a list of frequently asked questions covering many different categories.

To view the questions, click on the "Select Category" bar and then click on the category you are interested in. A list of questions will appear pertaining to that category. Then click on the question you are inquiring about and the answer will appear.

Are items purchased with food stamps taxable?

Federal law prohibits states from imposing sales tax on items purchased with food stamps. This includes items, such as soft drinks, which are normally subject to Ohio sales tax.