Monroe County sees decline in tax collection while other NY counties see increase

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — In New York State, tax collections were up nearly 12% in July but the state comptroller’s office says Monroe County is an exception.

Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said collections were up on average in the state compared to July 2021. Despite the gas tax holiday, New York City reported a 19.5% increase and Yates was 12.6%.

Monroe County, on the other hand, had the steepest decline, down 4.6% compared to July 2021.