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Sales tax collections in 2017 down in Auburn, up in rest of Cayuga County

Cayuga County ended the year with a significant increase in sales tax revenue compared with 2016, while the city of Auburn, which receives sales tax funds independently from the county, saw a slight decrease.

According to the year-end sales tax report from the Cayuga County Treasurer’s Office, Cayuga County as a whole has seen a 7.4-percent increase in sales tax revenue from 2016 to 2017. In the same time frame, all Cayuga County town governments combined have received 12.6-percent more money from sales taxes. Cayuga County villages experienced the largest revenue increase, at 14.3 percent.

The Citizen:
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