The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) has posted the March 2017 Public Library Fund (PLF) distribution. Overall state tax receipts are down once again for the eighth month in a row. The state brought in $1.54 billion for the month of February which was $23.5 million (or -1.5%) below projections.
The March 2017 PLF distribution of $27,050,121 is $887,024 (-3.18%) below ODT’s estimate for the month, but $1,953,499 (+7.78%) higher than the March 2016 distribution.
Below are a series of media articles covering the slide in state revenues:
A look at the PLF distribution for the past three years and a link to an Excel spreadsheet listing each county’s distribution total for March 2017 can be found on the OLC website.