Diapers included in Ohio tax-free weekend

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2004 file photo a shopper and her child look at diapers at a store in Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Attention parents: You can get both cloth and disposable diapers as part of the tax-free holiday weekend here in Ohio.

Diapers for adults will also be tax free this weekend.

Below is a list of all clothing items that are tax free this weekend, according to the Ohio Sales Tax Holiday website:

“Clothing” is defined as all human wearing apparel suitable for general use. “Clothing” includes, but is not limited to, shirts; blouses; sweaters; pants; shorts; skirts; dresses; uniforms (athletic and nonathletic); shoes and shoe laces; insoles for shoes; sneakers; sandals; boots; overshoes; slippers; steel-toed shoes; underwear; socks and stockings; hosiery; pantyhose; footlets; coats and jackets; rainwear; gloves and mittens for general use; hats and caps; ear muffs; belts and suspenders; neckties; scarves; aprons (household and shop); lab coats; athletic supporters; bathing suits and caps; beach capes and coats; costumes; baby receiving blankets; diapers, children and adult, including disposable diapers; rubber pants; garters and garter belts; girdles; formal wear; and wedding apparel.

According to the National Retail Federation, families with children in grades K-12 plan to spend an average $673.57 on apparel and accessories, electronics, shoes and school supplies.

Ohio households saved $2.4 million last year from this sales tax holiday and the National Retail Federation expects a 10 percent increase this year.

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