DiNapoli: New Yorkers Foot the Bill for Billions in Public Authority Spending and Debt
Spending by New York’s largest public authorities jumped $3.5 billion since last reported in 2013, with state and local authorities reporting nearly $60 billion in spending in their latest annual filings, according to a report released Tuesday by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Meanwhile, the combined debt of state and local authorities topped a quarter of a trillion dollars.
DiNapoli: Cohocton Town Clerk Pleads Guilty in $36,000 Theft Former Cohocton Town Clerk Sandra Riley pleaded guilty in Steuben County Court Monday to stealing $36,000 in dog license and building permit fees after an audit and investigation by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli’s office revealed the theft of public funds.
DiNapoli Consumer Alert: Contribute to a 529 College Savings Account and Deduct up to $10,000 From Your State Taxes
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Tuesday reminded New Yorkers that contributions to a New York State 529 College Savings Program account are tax deductible. New York’s 529 College Savings Program, an investment tool designed to help parents save for college, ranks among the best in the nation, and New York is one of a handful of states that offer state tax relief.
DiNapoli Releases November State Cash Report State tax collections through the first eight months of the state fiscal year totaled $41.8 billion, $242.2 million higher than projected in the latest Financial Plan update, according to the November cash report released Monday by New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The state has also collected nearly $4.1 billion of the $5.5 billion expected from financial settlements since the budget was enacted, which is approximately $3.8 billion more than anticipated.
Comptroller DiNapoli Releases Municipal Audits New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli Tuesday announced his office completed audits of the:
Town of Broome,
Candor Fire District,
County of Clinton Industrial Development Agency,
Georgetown Fire District,
Hewlett Bay Fire District,
Long Lake Fire District No. 1,
Town of Milford,
New Woodstock Fire District,
Town of Pierrepont, and the
City and Town of Poughkeepsie Joint Water Project.