Sales Tax Rate In $locality Ohio 2024 Ottawa County, Ohio Sales Tax

Local Sales Tax - Ottawa County



2024 Ottawa County sales tax
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Tax Jurisdiction Sales Tax
Ohio State Sales Tax 5.75%
Ottawa County Sales Tax 1.25%
City Sales Tax N/A
Special Sales Tax N/A
Combined Sales Tax 7.00% [Is this data incorrect?]

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The Ottawa County, Ohio sales tax is 7.00% , consisting of 5.75% Ohio state sales tax and 1.25% Ottawa County local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.25% county sales tax.

  • The Ottawa County Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Ottawa County
  • Groceries are exempt from the Ottawa County and Ohio state sales taxes
  • Ottawa County collects a 1.25% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Ohio law
  • Ottawa County has a lower sales tax than 60.7% of Ohio's other cities and counties

Ottawa County Ohio Sales Tax Exemptions

OTTAWA COUNTY - Local sales tax map

In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Ottawa County doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Ohio state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.

Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Ohio's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Ottawa County.

Groceries:TAX EXEMPT Clothing:7% Prepared Food:7% Prescription Drugs:1.25% Non-Prescription Drugs:1.25%

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All merchants operating in Ottawa County must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Ohio Department of Taxation . For more details, see the Ohio sales tax.

Ottawa County Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes

The Ottawa County sales tax region partially or fully covers 13 zip codes in Ohio. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Ohio here

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