MIAMI VALLEY, Ohio (WDTN) — With the next school year right around the corner, Ohio’s tax-free weekend is the perfect opportunity to complete your back-to-school shopping.

According to Reuters, spending per student is averaged to rise to $661 this year which is up 27% from pre-pandemic levels. But with Ohio’s tax-free weekend coming up, back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to break the bank.

Ohio’s tax-free weekend is set to take place beginning Friday, August 5 at 12 a.m. to Sunday, August 7 at 11:59 p.m. During the weekend, certain items will be exempt from sales and use tax. Those items include clothing priced at $75 or less and school supplies and school instructional material priced at $20 or less. Items used in a trade or business are not exempt, however.

There is no limit on the amount of the total purchase. Qualifications are determined item by item.

Do you still need your school supply list? 2 NEWS has compiled a list of available school supply lists from several districts in the Miami Valley here.