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COMPTROLLER PROVIDES FINAL SALES TAX DATA FOR APRIL TO LEGISLATURE

June 11, 2020

For the month of April, county share sales tax revenue is down 27.96% or $10,013,889.23. The County Share sales tax revenue totaled $25,816,612.88 for April 2020, compared to $35,830,502.11, for April 2019.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW OFFERS ANALYSIS OF ADMINISTRATION’S DEFICIT REDUCTION PLAN

June 11, 2020

 Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. sent a letter to the Erie County Legislature today, responding to the Poloncarz Administration’s deficit reduction plan, as required by Charter.  Comptroller Mychajliw declared a deficit on May 4th, 2020.

COMPTROLLER ISSUES REPORT ON WHAT YOU WOULD LOSE BY DEFUNDING SHERIFF’S OFFICE

June 9, 2020

With calls across the country to “defund police,” and the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota taking a formal vote to do so, Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw provided a report to the Erie County Legislature today showing the negative consequences if that became reality here.

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, Maksym Roman and Emeryk Francis

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.

 

 

The Erie County Comptroller’s Office is monitoring expenses related to the Covid-19 pandemic and how your tax dollars are being spent. Whether it is local tax dollars from the county surplus or federal funds, your taxes are being used to cover costs associated with the county-wide response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. You have a right to know how this money is spent.