Facing Budget Gap, Suffolk County, N.Y., Raises Sales Tax

McKaig, Ryan
May 2001
Bond Buyer;05/10/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31136, p3
Trade Publication
Reports the increase of sales tax voted by legislatures in Suffolk County, New York. Intention to help bridge a multimillion-dollar gap between county project revenue and spending needs in fiscal 2002; Implementation of selective hiring freezes and other spending cuts; Impact of sales tax increase on consumer spending patterns.


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