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Training on Stata Software

The Research and Knowledge Management (RKM) Department trained staff on the use of STATA software. We interviewed the RKM Deputy Director Dr Naomi Mathenge on how it would help research in the Commission. What is STATA and what features are used

CRA Newsletter for January – June 2021

Our newsletter on Countie’s Own Sources Revenue is now out! View it here: https://online.fliphtml5.com/blfas/gcsp/  Happy reading! In our main story, we feature Commissioner Dr Irene Koech Asienga, where we highlight her life and journey on overcoming various barriers and reaching where

CRA Visit to Marginalized Areas in Tana River County

Tana River County takes its name from River Tana which is the longest river in Kenya. It is a county in the former Coast Province, Kenya with a population of 315,943 according to the 2019 census and an area of 35,375.8

County Credit Worthiness Initiative (CCI) Update

The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) has a constitutional mandate to advise county governments on how to finance their operations and investments in ways that meet the fiscal responsibility yardstick. This mandate implicitly confers an obligation to help County Governments bridge

OSR Report and Guidelines Launched

The Commission on Revenue Allocation launched two reports highlighting counties’ Own Source Revenue (OSR) efforts titled ‘Counties Efforts Towards Revenue Mobilisation: A Stock of the Last Six Years’ and Own Sources Revenue Training Guidelines’ on Wednesday, 26th May 2021. The Counties

County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2021 Undergoes First Reading

The County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2021 was read for the first time in the Senate on 4th May 2021. Thereafter, the Bill was committed to the Standing Committee on Finance and Budget for consideration. The Bill is for an Act

Division of Revenue Bill (DoRB) 2021 Passed by Senate

The Senate on 13th April, 2021 passed the Division of Revenue Bill, 2021. The Bill comprises the following allocations: Allocation to National Government– Ksh.1,398 trillion, Allocation to County Governments is Ksh. 370billion, and the Equalisation Fund Ksh. 6,825 billion. However, the

OWN SOURCE REVENUE POTENTIAL AND TAX GAP STUDY

The Commission is participating in a study to determine the maximum revenue that can be produced by county-owned source revenue for all 47 counties from streams that produce more than 80% of OSR combined. On Wednesday, April 24, the Technical Committee,

REVIEW OF COUNTY FISCAL STRATEGY PAPERS (CFSPs) FY2021/22

County Government Treasuries are required to obtain and consider the views of CRA before sending the County Fiscal Strategy Papers to the County Assembly on February 28th each year. However, during this reporting period, CFSPs submissions to the Commission were very

IBEC Approves Ksh. 370 Billion for Counties

The Commission participated in the Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council (IBEC) meeting where an equitable share allocation of Sh370 billion to devolved units was agreed. Counties will now receive a total of Sh409.88 billion in the next financial year. The figure