What Is the Sales Tax in Ohio?


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As of 2015, the Ohio state sales tax rate is 5.75 percent, according to Avalara TaxRates. However, the total sales tax rate falls between 6.5 percent and 8 percent depending on the area, says Sale-Tax.com.

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What Is the Sales Tax in Ohio?
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Cities like Canton, Fairfield and Burbank all have a total sales tax rate of 6.5 percent, which is as low as the rate gets in Ohio according to Sale-Tax.com. Beachwood, Bedford Heights and Berea are among the most expensive with a total sales tax rate of 8 percent. Most other cities fall somewhere in between, such as Bellevue, which has a rate of 7.25 percent. Counties are only permitted to enact sales tax rate changes at the start of a calendar quarter, explains Ohio's Department of Taxation.

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