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Sales Tax Collections Up Over 5% For Cortland County


New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli’s Office says local sales tax collections are up in the state for the month of April. Local Collections totaled $1.76 billion dollars, an increase of over $26 million when compared to this time last year.

“Growth in local sales tax collections for April was modest for the third straight month and mostly driven by New York City,” Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said. “Over two-fifths of counties experienced year-over-year declines for the month. My office will continue to provide regular reporting to help local officials better understand how sales tax is performing in their part of the state.”

Sales tax collections for Cortland County showed a significant increase for the month of April when compared to April of 2023. Collections for April this year totaled $2.99 million dollars, last year’s collections for April totaled $2.84 million.

Year-to-date collections for the county stand at $12.63 million dollars, up 3.1% from last year. Tompkins County had an increase of 1% for the month of April, to $4.96 million dollars.

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