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2nd Quarter Financial Report 2013

The office of Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw released an interim financial report for the Second Quarter of 2013 that includes continued calls to closely monitor lower than projected sales tax revenue compared to what the administration projected they would be.

Comptroller Issues Countywide Budget Report

The countywide mid-year report from Comptroller Mychajliw gives Legislators a “big picture” analysis of the 2013 budget, identifies issues that are cause for concern, and highlights areas that are doing well.

Sales Tax Revenue Slump Continues

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw is reporting January 2013 - May 2013 sales tax revenue for Erie County to be $170,007,216. That represents year-to-date sales tax revenue growth of only 2.28%.  The actual sales tax growth for the first five months of the year falls far short of the administration’s overly optimistic and aggressive projection of 3.73% annual growth

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.