sales tax

Sales Tax Break
A new incentive program being launched by “The Agency” looks to help smaller local businesses to expand.
Budget Adjustments
The Broome County Legislature is moving ahead with a revised 2017 budget plan that restores an even split of the sales tax revenues between the county and the municipalities.
Fair Share?
Broome County Executive Debra Preston says, after several years, the County is going to give municipalities more of the sales tax revenues next year.
"Alarming" issue
Broome County officials are scrambling to deal with a major shortfall in sales tax revenue.
County budget director Marie Kalka says an austerity plan has been implemented to address the problem.
The county collected about $2.5 million less in sales tax cash during the first three months of the year co…