ODT Posts March 2017 PLF Distribution

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.