Local Government

Local Official Toolkit for Financial Management in 2020 and Beyond

Local government and school district leaders are faced with unprecedented challenges in the wake of the pandemic, including simultaneously managing the public health response and the budgetary impacts of the financial crisis. On the Financial Toolkit for Local Officials page we have provided links to guidance, tools, training and reports available on the Division’s web pages to assist you during these troubling times.


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DiNapoli: January Local Sales Tax Collections Down 5.9 Percent

February 17, 2021

Local government sales tax collections statewide were down 5.9 percent in January compared to the same time last year, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced today. Collections totaled $1.5 billion, down $95 million from January 2020.

The decline was less than the 8.4 percent drop in December and the double-digit declines in the earlier months of the pandemic (April-June).

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