The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) posted the January 2021 Public Library Fund (PLF) distribution of $34,858,727 – which is $4.8 million (+ 16.11%) above ODT’s original estimate that was issued in July 2020; and $1.6 million (+ 4.86%) more than ODT’s updated estimate issued in December 2020.
State revenues continue their trend of exceeding projections. According to the Office of Budget and Management (OBM), overall state tax receipts for the month of December came in almost $64.2 million (or + 3.3%) above estimates. So far, State Fiscal Year 2021 tax collections are up $457.7 million (+ 3.7%) above estimates.
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 January 2021 can be found on the OLC website.