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Latest News

Sales Tax Slump Continues

Poloncarz Administration predicted 3.73% annual growth from 2012 to 2013.  Actual growth for the first ten months of the year is 3.26%. That represents a $1,923,873 million shortfall in the 2013 budget.

Audit of Hotel Occupancy Tax Completed

Audit found one establishment overcharging guests the incorrect amount of tax; Comptroller’s Office identified internal deficiencies and implemented reforms to streamline processes

Audit of Cash Handling At Parks Completed

Numerous lack of controls that led to an alleged theft by a parks employee, no inventory of maple syrup production, and not charging sales tax on rentals amongst some of the findings.

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. He is the proud father of eight-year-old Mia Theresa Mychajliw, a third-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. 

 Erie County Comptroller's Office
 Edward A. Rath County Office Building 
 95 Franklin Street, Room 1100 
 Buffalo, New York 14202 

 Phone:
(716) 858-8400
 Fax: (716) 858-8507

 Office Hours: 8:30am - 4:30pm, M - F