November 27, 2021

Making a comeback

August 25, 2021

Cortland County made a comeback with sales tax revenue this spring as the coronavirus mandates were lifted and people began getting their everyday lives back to normal. Sales tax generated from agriculture, petroleum, construction and […]

Cortland County to switch sales tax use

September 17, 2020

Cortland County legislators will vote Sept. 24 on whether to amend a resolution establishing how the county uses the $1.5 million it takes off the top in sales tax revenue before the rest is distributed […]

County to vote on keeping more sales tax

August 20, 2020

Cortland County legislators will vote Aug. 27 on whether to take $250,000 in sales tax revenue that would normally fund jail repairs and put it into the county’s coffers. The money would be used to […]

City faces more budget pain with aid cuts

June 25, 2020

The city of Cortland expects to lose 20% of its state aid through the rest of the year, the city’s finance director says. That’s about $400,000, and combined with an expected $280,000 drop in sales […]

Economic impact of coronavirus unclear

April 1, 2020

If one thing is clear about the potential economic and budgetary effect of the coronavirus on Cortland County and its municipalities, it’s that the estimated loss of sales tax is unclear. “It is still too […]

Deal pending for tax fraud

January 18, 2020

A Cortland City Court judge wanted more time to discuss details Friday of a plea agreement for two Cortland and Homer restaurant owners accused of failing to pay more than $479,000 in sales tax between […]

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