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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

First Quarter Financial Report 2013

The office of Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw completed the First Quarter financial report for the Erie County Legislature and Erie County Executive.  It includes a responsible warning over the administration’s overly optimistic and aggressive sales tax revenue projections that could negatively impact the 2013 budget. 

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

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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.