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How Much is Your County Receiving in FY2021/2022?

The 2021 Division of Revenue Act allocates the county governments an equitable share of Ksh. 370 billion in the financial year 2021/2022. The allocation is an increase of Ksh.53.5 billion from the Ksh. 316.5 billion allocated to the counties during the

One on One with Commissioner Dr Irene Koech Asienga

By Staff Writer How have you been able to become the leader you are today? Where did your finance journey begin? What have you sacrificed (both personally and professionally) to succeed in your career? I was born and raised in a

Importance of a Clean Audit to Public Officers

The Commission was complemented by the National Treasury for receiving unqualified (clean) audit opinion from the Office of Auditor General for the financial year 2018/2019. (Period ended 30 June 2019)   But what is a clean audit? Why is it important?

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:  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