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Commission Launches the Own Source Revenue Training Report

The Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of National Treasury and Planning and the Public Financial Management Reforms (PFMR) Secretariat launched a report on the County Assemblies Own Source Revenue (OSR) Training on Friday, 3 June 2022 in Nairobi. The Chief

Enhancing County Revenue through Natural Resources: Commission Visit to Nakuru County

The Commission visited Nakuru County from the 1st to 4th of February 2022 to examine the county’s natural resources with the goal of enhancing the county government’s revenue. During the visit, the Commission paid a courtesy call on Nakuru County Government

Opportunities for Counties to Benefit from Natural Resource Revenue

By Anastasia Wanjohi Since the advent of devolution, county governments have formed expectations and even some have budgeted for revenues from natural resources, causing unnecessary tension between county governments and mining companies. It is important that these resources are shared appropriately

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

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,

Recommended Revenue Laws for County Governments

Recommended Revenue Laws for County Governments The Commission on Revenue Allocation is mandated under Article 216 of the Constitution to make recommendations concerning the financing of, and financial management of county governments. Additionally, the Commission is required together with the National

County Revenue Administration Structures Workshop

The Commission held Validation and Dissemination Workshops for Samburu and Lamu Counties on County Revenue Administration Structures. The objective of this workshop is to identify gaps in revenue administration and recommend action with the county for reform. The ultimate goal is

Counties miss Own Source Revenue Target for FY 2018/2019

Counties miss Own Source Revenue Target for FY 2018/2019 The aggregate annual own source revenue target for the 47 County Governments in FY 2018/19 amounted to Kshs.53.9 Billion compared to actual collection of Kshs.40.7 Billion which was 75.5% of the target.

Over 70% of the Counties collect revenue below half of the estimated potential

Over 70% of the Counties collect revenue below half of the estimated potential In the period between 2013 to 2019, Counties did not attain a 15 per cent threshold of financing their own budgets hence implies over dependent on the National

OVERALL COUNTY OWN SOURCE REVENUE PERFORMANCE

OVERALL COUNTY OWN SOURCE REVENUE PERFORMANCE Since the onset of devolution revenues for the County Governments have come from three sources: equitable share transfers, conditional grants and own-source revenue. The table below provides a summary of the total County revenues over