September 30,2014


What's New at SeeThroughNY

August 7, 2014 - The most recent legislative expenditure data, covering the period from Oct. 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014 and totaling nearly $109 million, was released today.

July 31, 2014 - Today is SeeThroughNY's birthday.  Help us celebrate six years of transparency by making a tax deductible gift.

July 23, 2014 - Payroll data for 178,490 city, county, town, and village government employees, outside of New York City, is now available.






Email Alerts Empire Center Facebook Link


  Video Tutorials 




  Frequently Asked



A Window on Your Money

Welcome to SeeThroughNY – giving New Yorkers a clearer view of how their state and local tax dollars are spent. This site is sponsored by the Empire Center for Public Policy.

SeeThroughNY is a web portal -- and more. Here, taxpayers can share, analyze and compare data from counties, cities, towns, villages, school districts and public authorities throughout New York. The information on this website comes from official government sources, but the Empire Center cannot guarantee data accuracy or completeness.

Click the buttons below to begin.

Payrolls    |    Pensions     |    Contracts     |    Expenditures     |    Benchmarking NY    |    Other Data     |    Donate     |    Contact Us     Test_Button.png