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25 Apr
budgets
Budget documents availability in the East Africa region has deteriorated
Category: Blog
Transparency and accountability by governments in spending helps to check corruption, promote fiscal responsibility and allows for greater and more meaningful participation by c...
25 Apr
Public_participation- CBEF
County Budget and Economic Forum (CBEF), Are they the only legal mechanism of public participation at the county level?
Category: Blog
If there is any one phrase that has been mentioned over and over in this country since the promulgation of the new constitution, it is the phrase public participation. Across th...
25 Apr
Budget Reading
Are County Governments Planning for the Financial Year 2018/2019?
Category: Blog
The just concluded general elections in Kenya on 8th August 2017, threw the budget process in a spin at the county level. While section 126 of the Public Finance Management Act,...
25 Apr
Assembly
For devolution to succeed, County assembly budget resolutions must be respected.
Category: Blog
In February this year, counties submitted to their respective assemblies the fiscal strategy papers which have been used to finalize the development of the executive budget esti...
25 Apr
Kwale
Kwale county pending bills was Ksh 989.9 million as at the end of FY 16/17. How do pending bills arise?
Category: Blog
Since the onset of devolution, counties have grappled with a lot of formative challenges among them the issue of managing the public finances. In a bid to provide services to th...
25 Apr
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Allow counties to implement Big Four agenda
Category: Blog
It is that time again when your government plans how to spend Sh2.08 trillion of your hard-earned money, which you pay as taxes, in the 2019-20 budget. One of key documents that...
25 Apr
Budget Reading
In the FY 2018/19 national budget we celebrate small wins and mourn big losses
Category: Blog
In an era of renewed fight against corruption, I believe that 14th June 2018 will bring renewed hope of proper stewardship of our taxes. The Cabinet Secretary for Finance in the...
25 Apr
Counties and Budgets
Counties should tell us how they spend our cash
Category: Blog
County governments have struggled to raise sufficient revenue of their own. There have also been reports of poor use of available resources. Worth appreciating is that county bu...
25 Apr
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WILL PRESUMPTIVE TAX HAVE A TAX INDUCED BEHAVIOR?
Category: Blog
In January 2008, the Turnover tax which has been replaced by the presumptive tax in January 2019 was introduced with the purpose of simplifying how the small business file and p...
25 Apr
universal-health-care
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in Kenya will collapse unless our health budgeting is improved
Category: Blog
Kenyans peculiar habit include moving on swiftly from serious national conversations even without asking ourselves what solutions have been provided. Few weeks ago, a mother who...