Tax Data Series

SALES AND USE TAX:  Collections for January 1, 2014 through June 30, 2014, by Industrial Classification

During the January 1 through June 30, 2014 period, approximately $5.1 billion in state and permissive (local) sales & use tax was collected from 177,190 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 approximately $555.2 million by general merchandise stores to a low of approximately $5.7 million by the agriculture, forestry and fishing sector. The number of accounts per classification ranged from 24,020 miscellaneous store retailers to 73 holding companies.

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