CY 2021 PLF Total Tops $464 Million
The Ohio Department of Taxation (ODT) posted the December 2021 Public Library Fund (PLF) distribution of $39,546,013 – which is $8 million (+ 25%) above ODT’s original estimate that was issued in July 2020.
This brings the calendar year (CY) 2021 total to $464,405,999, which is $55 million (+ 13.4%) more than the CY 2020 total distribution. It’s been 13 years since the PLF exceeded $450 million.
According to the Office of Budget and Management (OBM), overall state tax receipts for the month of November came in $75.8 million (or + 3.4%) above estimates. So far, State Fiscal Year 2022 tax collections are up $336.7 million (+ 3.2%) 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 December 2021 can be found on the OLC website.