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Tax Free Shopping Days

July 31, 2020 -- Are you ready to shop til you drop – tax free? The state of Ohio has joined many of its neighbors to bring you a tax free shopping weekend in honor of back to school shopping! Sales Tax Holiday in Ohio begins on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Get those back to school lists pulled out and enjoy a TAX FREE sales holiday throughout the State of Ohio starts on Friday, August 7, 2020 at 12:00 a.m. and ends on Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. 

During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax:

  • Clothing priced at $75 per item or less
  • School supplies priced at $20 per item or less
  • School instructional material priced at $20 per item or less

Items used in a trade or business are not exempt under the sales tax holiday.

Make sure to check out the State of Ohio's FAQ page for any questions you may have. 

Not sure where to start your back-to-school shopping? Take a look at a few of our suggestions! 

  • Head to Belden Village Mall to start off your savings! At Belden Village you will find major department stores such as Macy’s, Dillards, and Sears, as well as popular retail stores that your teens will love: Aeropostale, American Eagle, Forever 21, Hot Topic, Hollister, and many more! For the younger kiddos, the Mall is home to Justice, the Children's Place, Macys, and more. Enjoy all of the back-to-school sales that I'm sure the stores are running! 
  • If you’re really looking to score some back to school savings, check out the many re-sale and consignment shops in Historic Downtown Hartville! Find clothing that looks new at a discounted prices at Best Bib and TuckerTwice is Nice Consignments, Two E’s in a Pod, and many more! These shops are full of brand names and only current trends and fashion! You’ll also find lots of handmade accessories and jewelry that will complete any outfit!
  • Do you have teenagers that are into all of the chic boutique designers? Make sure to check out the Mainstream Boutique in North Canton, Laura of Pembroke in Canton, and Hartville Collectibles
  • Find out about more locally owned boutiques & shopping destinations throughout Stark County! 

Allison Rowe


Allison Rowe is the Marketing Coordinator for Visit Canton.  She enjoys shopping, spending time with friends & family, going to concerts, and watching football!  Allison can be found trying new restaurants, exploring museums, and hanging out at Canton First Fridays. Have an update or comment about the blog? Reach out at

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