About the Committee

The primary purpose of the DARC’s is to review, interrogate, develop and work on technical aspects of the equitable sharing of national revenue and other matters/aspects of the Commission relating to:

i. Recommendations on the basis of equitable sharing of revenue raised by national government between national and county government, Article 216 (1) (a);
ii. Recommendations on the basis of equitable sharing of revenue raised by national government among county governments, Article 216 (1) (b).
iii. Consultations on any Bill that includes provisions dealing with sharing of revenue or any financial matter concerning county governments, Article 205 (1);
iv. Research and policy instruments underpinning all recommendations made by the Commission;
v. Provision of general direction and guidance on commission matters relating to its principal mandates.

The DARC shall undertake the following:

  1. i. Annually prepare the Commission recommendation concerning the basis of equitable sharing of revenue raised by national government between national and county governments;
    ii. Periodically (every five years) prepare the Commission recommendation on the basis of equitable sharing of revenue raised by national government among county governments;
    iii. Annually consider the Bill on Division of Revenue between the national and county governments and make recommendations to the national Assembly and Senate;
    iv. Annually consider the Bill on County Allocation of Revenue Bills and make recommendations to the National Assembly and Senate;
    v. Provide inputs to technical research papers and presentations developed by the Secretariat;
    vi. Provide direction on research on issues that touch on the mandate of the committee on which, an objective technical opinion or recommendation from outside of the Commission would be valuable;
    vii. Participate and provide inputs in discussions on areas relevant to inter- governmental transfers;
    viii. Provide information to matters related to achieving equity in resource sharing as maybe requested by the commission/ or perhaps other national agencies from time to time.

The DARC is composited of seven Commissioners and functionally reports to the full commission on all matters considered from time to time.  The Chief Executive Officer may attend the meetings and the Director, Economic Affairs is the Secretary to DARC.

Upcoming Activities

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Ongoing Activities

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Past Activities

Articles

CRA – THE THIRD BASIS FOR REVENUE SHARING AMONG COUNTY GOVERNMENTS

THE THIRD BASIS FOR REVENUE SHARING AMONG COUNTY GOVERNMENTS In accordance with the requirements of Article 216 (1) of the Constitution of Kenya, the Commission on Revenue Allocation presents the recommendation on the third basis for equitable sharing of revenue among county governments. The basis is expected to be used for sharing of revenues for financial years 2019/20 to 2023/24. This recommendation builds on lessons learnt from a comprehensive review of the second basis, a comparative analysis of financing transfer systems from other countries, and extensive consultations with national government, county governments, public finance experts, and the public. This recommendation ...
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Vertical Recommendation

Vertical Recommendations The core mandate of the Commission on Revenue Allocation is to recommend the basis for equitable sharing of revenue raised nationally between the national and the county governments, and among the county governments. The vertical recommendations refer to the submissions made by the Commission on the basis for equitable sharing of revenue raised nationally between the national and the county governments. Below is a list of the recommendations made by the Commission from financial year 2013/2014 to 2020/2021, click to download: Vertical recommendations for FY 2020-2021 Vertical recommendations for FY 2019-2020 Vertical recommendations for FY 2018-2019 Vertical recommendations for FY ...
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RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING THE THIRD BASIS FOR REVENUE SHARING AMONG COUNTY GOVERNMENTS

RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING THE THIRD BASIS FOR REVENUE SHARING AMONG COUNTY GOVERNMENTS In accordance with the requirements of Article 216 (1) of the Constitution of Kenya, the Commission on Revenue Allocation presents the recommendation on the third basis for equitable sharing of revenue among county governments. The basis is expected to be used for sharing of revenues for financial years 2019/20 to 2023/24. This recommendation builds on lessons learnt from a comprehensive review of the second basis, a comparative analysis of financing transfer systems from other countries, and extensive consultations with national government, county governments, public finance experts, and the public ...
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Downloads

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RECOMMENDATION CONCERNING THE THIRD BASIS FOR REVENUE SHARING AMONG COUNTY GOVERNMENTS for FY 2019 - 2024
1.0 28-07-2020 19:24 Download
THE THIRD BASIS FOR SHARING REVENUE AMONG COUNTY GOVERNMENTS - Consultation Draft
1.0 28-07-2020 19:21 Download
CRA Recommendation on the Basis for Equitable Sharing of Revenue Between National County Governments-for-FY2018-19
1.0 28-07-2020 19:20 Download
CRA Recommendation on the Basis for Equitable Sharing of Revenue Between National County Governments-for-FY2020-21
1.0 28-07-2020 19:17 Download

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