Sales Tax Revenues Up

State Comproller Thomas DiNapoli released data on county sales tax collections for 2016 and while DiNapoli described task revenue growth as slow, two area counties bucked that trend.

According to DiNapoli’s report Delaware County sales tax revenue grew 7 percent from 2015 and Schoharie County saw a nearly 4 percent increase over 2015 revenues.

Otsego County was up 1.7 percent and Chenango County increased revenue by 1.4 percent.

Statewide sales tax revenue was up 2.3 percent.