Local Government

Local Sales Tax Collections Grew by 12.7 Percent in 2022

This past year’s double-digit growth was mainly driven by inflation and strong sales statewide, especially in New York City. View Monthly and Quarterly Local Sales Tax Collections by Region.

New Official Guide

New Official Quick Start Guide

The Comptroller's Division of Local Government and School Accountability provides essential support to these officials to keep operations and services running smoothly for New Yorkers. If you’re a new local government official, complete the five tasks in this guide to get started in your new role.

Office of the New York State Comptroller, Fiscal Stress Monitoring System, School Districts January 2023

2022 Fiscal Stress Monitoring System Scores for Schools

This snapshot highlights the FSMS results for school districts that reported for school fiscal year (SY) 2021-22, which ended on June 30, 2022.  Fewer school districts were scored in fiscal stress in this year than any other year since the System’s inception largely due to increases in State aid and temporary federal aid. See Lists and Resources for details.

Annual Report FYE 2021

Annual Report on Local Governments for FYE 2021

This report provides a summary analysis of the financial state of the local governments outside of New York City for local fiscal years ending in 2021. Year two of the COVID-19 pandemic continued to present local officials with financial and operational challenges. In this report, we summarize these by class of local government. | NYS Local Government Interactive Data