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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.

Letter Responding to Legislator Rath's Request on Potential Negative Ramifications

In response to your request about the potential negative ramifications of kicking the can on our pension obligations I wanted to share with you how unfavorably Wall Street views participation in the pension amortization program.

Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw

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 Mia Theresa Mychajliw, a student at Cleve Hill. 

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. 

Image of a check signed by Erie County taxpayers

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.