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  • 03/27/2020 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW BREAKS DOWN HOW LOSS IN SALES TAX REVENUE WILL IMPACT LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

    Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw says local communities could be hit hard by the loss in sales tax revenue resulting from the Coronavirus Pandemic.  The Comptroller's office ran an analysis of how the losses will impact the bottom lines of every city, town, village and school district in Erie County.

  • 03/25/2020 : COMPTROLLER WARNS OF CORONAVIRUS TEST KIT SCAMS

    Coronavirus testing kits are in short supply for government agencies and medical professionals conducting the tests here at home and around the world. That has resulted in some unscrupulous scam artists preying on those fears by offering fake kits for sale.  That is why Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr., serving in his capacity as the “Taxpayer’s Watchdog,” is calling on consumers to not fall victim to those trying to rip off people by selling Coronavirus test kits.

  • 03/20/2020 : ANALYSIS: POTENTIAL DROP IN SALES TAX REVENUE COULD RESULT IN TENS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN LOSSES

    (ERIE COUNTY, NY) –Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw is warning county lawmakers that the Coronavirus pandemic could have a devastating impact on county finances with a potentially drastic drop in sales tax revenue.

     

  • 03/19/2020 : COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW; ERIE COUNTY HAS THE MONEY TO PURCHASE CORONAVIRUS TEST KITS

    (ERIE COUNTY, NY) – With Erie County facing a catastrophic shortage of Coronavirus test kits and potentially facing massive deficits in the near future because of an anticipated drop in sales tax revenue, Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw is calling on the Erie County Legislature to use money saved in his office re-organization plan to be used for the purchase of more test kits for the elderly. 

     

  • 03/18/2020 : COUNTY VENDORS CONTINUE TO BE PAID DURING CORNOAVIRUS CRISIS

    (ERIE COUNTY, NY) – As Erie County families and businesses continue to manage the challenges associated with Coronavirus, the Erie County Comptroller’s Office has been able to conduct business as usual during an emergency, all because of the implementation of a streamlined, electronic program to pay bills.