The Cayuga County Legislature approved the $152 million budget on December 10, 2020. The budget includes a tax levy of $42.3 million. This tax levy constitutes a 1.9% increase over the 2020 County tax levy. The approved tax levy increase is below the allowable New York State tax cap. The average County tax rate, per $1,000 of assessed value, is expected to decrease by 2.02%.