info@ipfkenya.or.ke
+254 758 728 882

Blog

IPF > News > Blog
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
Screen-Shot-2019-02-22-at-12.43.48
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
tax-cuts-yellow-myb
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In January 2008, the Turnover tax which has been replaced by the presumptive tax in January 2019 was introduced with the purpose of simplifying how the small business file and p...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...
25 Apr
budget-graphic
Timely Budget implementation reports are a key route to checking inequalities
Category: Blog
Government decisions on how money is spent should be made known to people in a timely manner if we are to maintain high levels of accountability in management of public finances...
25 Apr
tax-cuts-yellow-myb
Opening the government sector working groups to taxpayers will increase budget transparency
Category: Blog
Every August of each year, and as required by section 36 of the Public Finance Management Act 2012, the Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury issues guidelines to ministries, ...
25 Apr
Budget
Submission on the Mombasa Budget Estimates 2020-21
Category: Blog
CIPE is committed to facilitate private sector collective action for inclusive governance in Kenya. CIPE’s objective is to expand private sector participation in the budge...
20 Apr
Public Participation
ARE WE MEETING THE CRITERIA OF PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN THE BUDGET PROCESS AT THE COUNTY LEVEL?
Category: Blog
In Kenya today Public participation in the budget process especially at the county level is both “means” and “ends” of well-functioning county government. The county government ...