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County Governments Can Collect 216 billion from Local Revenues

County governments have the potential to collect up to Kshs 216 billion in revenue from their key revenue streams compared to the present Kshs 31 billion annually. This is according to the second edition of the Commission on Revenue Allocation’s (CRA)

Commission Presentation on County Planning, Budgeting and Financing at Induction for Governors and Deputy Governors

The Commission participated in the induction of Governors and Deputy Governors from September 14th – 18th, 2022. The theme of the induction was Towards Better Governance & Outcome Driven Service Delivery in Counties. The Commission presented in session 4: County Planning,

Guidelines for Training County Governments to Increase their Revenues Released

The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) published Counties’ Own Sources Revenue Training Guidelines for use in the training of county governments on Own Sources Revenue (OSR) administration. The Guidelines provide a uniform way of training county governments on own-source revenue administration

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