Poor Revenue Collection by Local Authorities: Case Study of Kakamega Municipal Council

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POOR REVENUE COLLECTION IN LOCAL AUTHORITIES IN WESTERN PROVINCE

A CASE STUDY OF KAKAMEGA MUNICIPAL COUNCIL

BY

GERISHOM WAFULA MANASE
REG. NO. MBA (DL) 112/10186 (ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE)

A Research Project proposal submitted to Mount Kenya University in partial fulfillment of requirement for the degree of Masters in Business Administration, Accounting and Finance

June 2012

ABSTRACT
This study will explore the issue of lack of adequate revenue collection in local authorities Western Province; A case Study of Kakamega Municipal Council.
First, it will describe the important role the local authorities play in the service delivery. They provide infrastructure and services that contribute to economic
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LIST OF FIGURES

Figure:1 Organization chart………………………………….………13

Figure2. Conceptual Framework………………………………….………18

Figure:3 Fundamental Relationship in Financial Management..................28

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ALGAK Association of local government authorities of Kenya CBS Central Bureau of Statistics CiLOR Contribution in Lieu of rates KMC Kakamega Municipal Council KLGRP Kenya local government reform programme LAs Local Authorities LATF Local Authority Transfer Fund MOLA Ministry of Local Authorities MOLG Ministry of Local Government NGO Non-Governmental Organization NHIF National Hospital Insurance Fund NSSF National Social Security Fund PRSP Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper STDP Small Towns Development Project UDD Urban Development Department

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to Local Authorities Some form of local government started before independence with the Village Headman Ordinance. Some forms of Municipalities were established in Kenya in 1903. The first towns were established in

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