Orange County shares $5.32 million in surplus sales tax with 42 municipalities

Funds are distributed based on population

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— Last week, Orange County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus announced that the county will shared $5.32 million in sales tax surplus received for fiscal year 2018 to its municipalities.

According to the State Department of Taxation, Orange County’s sales tax revenue rose by more than $9.98 million in 2018, an increase of more than 3.6 percent from 2017.

Orange County budgeted $271.97 million in sales tax for 2018, but generated $289.86 million. The County shares that revenue with 42 towns, villages and cities.

The funds are appropriated based on population. Here the entire breakdown of the surplus awards:

CitiesMiddletown: 738,482.34

Newburgh: 759,013.02

Port Jervis: 232,133.49

Towns Blooming Grove: 103,953.57

Chester: 93,634.17

Cornwall: 112,519.95

Crawford: 108,873.68

Deerpark: 92,336.95

Goshen: 96,216.94

Greenville: 53,946.00

Hamptonburgh: 64,989.97

Highlands: 62,093.73

Minisink: 45,321.18

Monroe: 112,379.71

Montgomery: 103,497.78

Mount Hope: 69,536.11

New Windsor: 295,020.10

Newburgh: 348,276.59

Tuxedo: 35,071.91

Wallkill: 320,520.59

Warwick: 226,103.39

Wawayanda: 84,915.86

Woodbury: 124,884.52

VillagesChester: 46,384.68

Cornwall-on-Hudson: 35,270.59

Florida: 33,108.54

Goshen: 63,739.49

Greenwood Lake: 36,859.98

Harriman: 28,328.66

Highland Falls: 83,897.04

Kiryas Joel: 235,780.01

Maybrook: 34,569.38

Monroe: 97,747.91

Montgomery: 44,573.23

Otisville: 12,481.44

South Blooming Grove: 37,794.92

Tuxedo Park: 7,280.84

Unionville: 7,152.29

Walden: 81,550.08

Warwick: 78,663.46

Washingtonville: 68,940.09

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