The Department of Budget provides budgetary planning and control to ensure the overall financial wellbeing of Westchester County government and the efficient use of county resources through cost containment. The department is responsible for the preparation, control and operation of the county operating budget, the water, sewer and refuse districts' budgets and the capital budget.
County Executive Robert P. Astorino has proposed a $1.8 billion budget for 2017 that preserves essential services, maintains the safety net for the county’s neediest residents and for the seventh straight year does not raise the county tax levy. You may review each of the proposed budgets below:
County taxes actually account for between 15–18 percent of a total property tax bill. The remainder of taxes are levied by school districts and local governments. Westchester also shares its sales tax revenue with most local governments and school districts.
Taxes are apportioned based on assessment data and trends in local communities.
The New York State Budget is available at the official site of the New York State Division of the Budget.