Senator Brown Provides Sponsor Testimony On Bill To Create Sales Tax Holiday In Ohio
SB 303 would eliminate sales tax on qualifying energy star products for one weekend in April
December 02, 2014
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Senator Brown testifies before the Senate Ways and Means Committee.

Columbus – Today, Senator Edna Brown (D-Toledo) provided sponsor testimony on SB 303 in the Ohio Senate Ways and Means Committee. SB 303 would establish a three day sales tax holiday for qualifying energy star products starting on the first Friday in April each year.
“I believe establishing this sales tax holiday in Ohio is good for business, good for consumers, and good for society,” said Senator Brown. “By passing SB 303 we can help encourage increased economic activity, provide consumers with short and long term savings, and reduce pollution and energy consumption.”
Energy Star is a voluntary program administered by the federal Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency to identify and promote energy–efficient products. The goal of the program is to reduce energy consumption, improve energy security, and reduce pollution through voluntary labeling of products that meet the highest energy efficiency standards.
If SB 303 is passed into law, Ohio would join six other states who currently have established sales tax holidays for energy star qualified products.

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