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Ohio Council of Retail Merchants

Dan Konik

If you need to buy some school supplies for the kids or even some new clothes for yourself, this might be the weekend to do it. 

renacci.house.gov

Some retailers worried that a contentious proposed tax on imports would hurt business have voiced concerns to an Ohio Republican congress member who is  on a tax-writing legislative committee.

University of Cincinnati researchers predict a 1.54 percent increase in Ohio holiday retail shopping this year, a rate lower than in recent years.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio retailers are using a new study to push lawmakers to enact a permanent three-day sales tax holiday in August for clothing and school supplies.

A conservative-leaning think tank says a majority of Ohioans are against a proposed federal internet sales tax law.

Some Ohio retailers say the new state budget will help the state’s brick and mortar stores by equalizing the tax structure for online purchases.