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COMPTROLLER PROVIDES EDEN VOTERS DATA ON SCHOOL MERGERS, SALES TAX

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw Jr. hosted a presentation at the June 20, 2018 Eden School Board Meeting to provide taxpayers, school board members and the administration with a clear picture of how the county shares sales tax with schools and the true cost/savings breakdown of school consolidations.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW REPORT: MORTGAGE TAX REVENUE DECLINING

Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, Jr. and County Clerk Michael Kearns met with town supervisors across Erie County to discuss the recent decline in revenue generated from the New York State mandated Mortgage Tax due to a drop in mortgage closings. Twice a year, cities, towns and villages receive a check from Erie County for revenue generated from taxes on each mortgage. After reviewing the data from Oct. 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018, the Comptroller is alerting towns and villages that revenue for most municipalities declined.

COMPTROLLER MYCHAJLIW, LAW ENFORCEMENT, CONTRACTORS WARN OF HOMEOWNER SCAMS

With the weather finally cooperating for home improvement projects, Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw, construction professionals and members of law enforcement are joining forces to remind taxpayers how to protect themselves against contractor scams. Comptroller Mychajliw, Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard, Domenic Cortese, local radio host and owner of Cortese Construction, and homeowner Sabrina Young came together on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 to share constructive ideas on how to avoid being taken advantage of and potentially losing thousands of dollars.  

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. 

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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.