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From the Comptroller


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2019

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  • 02/11/2019 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW PROVIDES TAXPAYERS LIST OF FREE, INCOME TAX PREP OPTIONS

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw reminds taxpayers that “tax season” is here and free assistance is available for those who need help preparing their tax filings. Income taxes are due Monday, April 15, 2019.  Comptroller Mychajliw, a consumer advocate and Erie County’s top fiscal officer, reminds families to do their due diligence to find reputable agencies that provide free assistance in preparing tax returns.

  • 01/28/2019 : National organization recognizes Comptroller Mychajliw and office professionals for outstanding excellence

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. announces that his office has once again been recognized for outstanding excellence by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). Noting the office’s exceptional financial reporting practices, GFOA awarded the Erie County Comptroller’s Office Award for Outstanding Achievement in Popular Annual Financial Reporting (PAFR).

  • 12/28/2018 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW HONORS ORCHARD PARK DARE OFFICERS FOR COMMUNITY POLICING EFFORTS

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. honored members of the Orchard Park Police Department for their commitment to its Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, commonly called “DARE,” which has been going strong in the town for 25 years.  According to the Orchard Park Police Department, more than 15,000 fifth-grade students in eight separate elementary schools have participated in their DARE program.

  • 12/24/2018 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW LEADS THE FIGHT FOR LAWSUIT REFORM IN NYS

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. met with members of the Lawsuit Reform Alliance of New York (LRANY) to discuss the issue of frivolous lawsuits and skyrocketing legal costs across the state. These antiquated laws put businesses and property owners at risk, drive up the cost of construction projects, and lack common sense. Members of LRANY and Comptroller Mychajliw discussed specific laws that are long overdue for reform. 

  • 12/17/2018 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW SUPPORTS MCKLINEY HIGH SCHOOL HOLIDAY PLANT SALE

     Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. shopped at the McKinley High School's Horticulture Department's annual Holiday Plant Sale on Dec. 14 to support the students’ efforts. The sale continues through Friday, Dec. 21st. Shoppers can choose from poinsettias, custom designed wreaths, miniature trees and more.