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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Local Sales Tax Collections Down 3.9 Percent for First Quarter of 2021

April 23, 2021

Sales tax revenue for local governments in New York State declined by 3.9 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, according to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Sales tax collections from January through March totaled $4.3 billion, which was $173 million less than the first quarter of 2020.

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