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How the Counties Spent Your Money in Financial Year 2017/2018

The Controller of Budget (COB) presents the Annual County Governments Budget Implementation Review Report (CBIRR). The report covers the Financial Year (FY) 2017/18.A financial...

The Five Sources of County Government Revenue in Kenya

The sources of county government revenue in Kenya are diverse. The county governments require revenue to implement their functions. Schedule Four of the Constitution...

What to Expect from the Budget Process for the Coming Year

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (National Treasury) has released a Budget Circular to all its Ministries, Departments, and Agencies (MDAs). The circular...

Will Kenya Spend Half of its Tax Revenue in 2019 on Debt Repayment?

Business Daily reports that debt repayments will take up half of the taxes in the current financial year (FY) 2018/19.According to the article published in...

The County Government Budget Process in Kenya

The County Government budget process in Kenya is a continuous process. It usually begins officially on 30th August of the current year. The process...

Are Kenyan County Governments Always on a Looting Spree?

The media usually carries stories about looting, theft or misappropriation of county funds. The stories occasion the release of the reports by the Controller...

Is the Counties’ Wage Bill Taking Up Over 70% of their Budgets?

An article in the Business Daily (June 2018) raised a question about the sustainability of county governments due to their “ballooning” wage bill.The article entitled...

The Role of the Auditor General in Kenya

This article looks at the role of the Auditor General in Kenya. Originally the name of the Office of the Auditor General was the Exchequer...

The Key Stages and Dates in the Budget Process in Kenya

The budget process in Kenya is an important part of government planning and decision-making. In itself, the budget-making process in Kenya is a comprehensive...