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SALES TAX REVENUE DECLINES; Comptroller calls for less spending

Sales Tax Revenue has declined for the first time since the Great Recession.

Comptroller Mychajliw Proposes Charter Changes to Stregthen Commitment to Veterans and Active Duty Military

Comptroller asks Charter Revision Commission to strengthen commitment to protecting military families and the county’s more than 62,000 veterans.

Comptroller Mychajliw Releases 2015 Sales Tax Report

Sales Tax is the County's Largest Revenue. In 2015, Sales Tax collections grew, but came in under budget by nearly $9 million.

Erie County Comptroller Stefan Iwan Mychajliw is the son of Polish and Ukrainian immigrants, the youngest of seven children, who grew up in blue-collar beginnings near the corner of William and Fillmore on the East Side of Buffalo.

The people of Erie County first elected Mychajliw Erie County Comptroller on November 6th, 2012. Husband to Ashley, a social worker, and proud father of eleven-year-old Mia Theresa Mychajliw, a sixth-grade student. 

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. 

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Every day, the Erie County Comptroller must pay vendors for goods and services obtained on your behalf.  You have a right to know how this money is spent.