Ohio Sales Tax on Internet Access Becomes Illegal on July 1 Under Federal Law

On July 1 of this year, sales taxes levied on internet access in six states — including Ohio — will become illegal under the provisions of the federal Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA).

The Tax Foundation reports that the 1998 law included a grandfather clause that allowed states with taxes existing before 1998 to keep that tax in place until June 30, 2020. 4/20/2020