Local Government

Local Official Tool Kit 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: Statewide Local Sales Tax Collections Down 7.1 Percent in November

Local government sales tax collections declined by 7.1 percent, or $102 million, in November compared to the same month in 2019. The decline is steeper than in October, but not as bad as the double-digit declines in the earlier months (April-June) of the pandemic. All but five counties saw declines in overall collections in November, and New York City had a 6.5 percent, or $45 million, decline.

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