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2013 Cash Flow and RAN

The Office of Comptroller has numerous cash flow concerns based on a number of factors, including the anemic year-to-date growth in actual sales tax revenue compared to the Administration’s projections.

March Sales Tax Revenue Drops Significantly

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw is reporting March 2013 sales tax revenue for Erie County to be $30,856,160. This is approximately $348,955 lower than the March 2012 sales tax revenue of $31,205,115.  This figure represents a -1.12% decrease for March 2013 compared to March 2012. 

Cost of Proposed CSEA Contract

Taxpayers will shell out an estimated $21 million over the life of the proposed contract

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 and Maksym Roman. 

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. If you are, or work for, a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a driver’s license, you can anonymously report it to ICE by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website. OR, utilize our Erie County hotline, and we will forward all tips.



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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.