"Revenue Generation And Utilization In Local Government" Essays and Research Papers

  • Revenue Generation And Utilization In Local Government

    REVENUE GENERATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT COUNCILS IN NIGERIA. A CASE STUDY OF OBAFEMI/OWODE LOCAL GOVERNMENT Submitted by DAIRO ISAAC KUNLE Dept. Of Economics, University of Ibadan RESEARCH PROPOSAL INTRODUCTION Local governments are potentially very important for Nigeria as they play a significant role in generating revenue and encouraging civil involvement, as well as creating a visible link between taxes and service delivery. The increasing cost of running government coupled with dwindling revenue...

    Council of the European Union, Federal government, Federal government of the United States 896  Words | 4  Pages

  • Effective Utilization of Revenue Available to Nigerian Local Government: a Case Study of Ijumu Local Government of Nigeria

    sovereign nation operates a federal system of government i.e the federal government, state government and the local government councils. Onwo (1992) Observed that each level of the three tiers of government derive its powers not from the magnanimity of the central government but from the constitution; each level of government has defined responsibilities assigned to it by the constitution. The implication of this is that the three segments of governments are mutually interrelated in a unified effort...

    Autocracy, Democracy, Federal government 1680  Words | 6  Pages

  • Revenue Generation Measures

    Revenue has become the lifeblood of the government from the moment the Philippines had been given the freedom to establish its own system of governance and formulate laws which formally states the people’s rights, duties and obligations. However, for the country to continuously sustain the needs of its citizens it has to generate revenues from the different sources available. How will the national government implement the maximization of revenues from local communities...

    Corporate tax, Income, Income tax 1189  Words | 4  Pages

  • Strategies for Improved Revenue Generation in Local Governments

    IMPROVED REVENUE GENERATION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENTS 1.0 INTRODUCTION Local governments operate at the grassroots and are expected to provide services to their stakeholders. In a federal system like Nigeria, local governments are close to the people and hence could effectively alter socioeconomic and political conditions within their jurisdictions. Apart from providing and maintaining basic infrastructures, local governments can complement the economic activities of other levels of government. This...

    Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Government 2996  Words | 11  Pages

  • Local Government

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT The national government in the 1990s sought to upgrade local government by delegating some limited powers to local subdivisions and by encouraging people to participate in the community affairs. Local autonomy was balanced, however, against the need to ensure effective political and administrative control from Manila especially in those areas where communist insurgent were active. The 1987 Constitution retain the three-tiered structure of local government. The...

    Autonomy, District, Federal government of the United States 680  Words | 5  Pages

  • Local Government

    Introduction…………………………………………………………………………p.g.2 2. What is local government?…………………………………………………………….p.2 3. Hierarchy Roles of local government…………………………………………………p.2-3 4. Functions of local government………………………………………………………..p.g.3 (4.1) Line functions………………………………………………………………………p.3 (4.2) Supporting functions……………………………………………………………….p.3 5. Values and principles for local government…………………………………………..p.4 6. Challenges that affect local government………………………………………………p.5 7. Strategies to overcome these...

    Democracy, Distribution, Government 1822  Words | 6  Pages

  • Local Government

    Local government defined the term local government refers to a political subdivision of a nation or state which is constituted by law and has substantial control of local affairs, with officials elected or otherwise selected, (De Leon, Hector, 2005). The broad scope of powers and tremendous obligations of the national government to the people has made it impossible for the national government to fully implement and enforce the law and solve the problems of the state. The creation of local governments...

    Autonomy, Constitution, Cordillera Administrative Region 1424  Words | 6  Pages

  • Federal and Local Government Funding

     Federal and Local Government Funding University of Phoenix Team A April 06, 2015 Federal and Local Government Funding Learning where America’s dollars are going is important. There is much to be discussed when considering local, federal, and state government funding and how each compares to each other as well as the differences between the three. Local, state, and federal budgeting systems truly work hand-in-hand in regards to the way they function. Local Security Organizations Budget...

    Corporate tax, Federal government, Federal government of the United States 1119  Words | 6  Pages

  • Local Government in the Russian Federation

    Project Proposal Local Government in the Russian Federation Author: Viktoria Faculty of Public Administration Research supervisor: O.Kalugina Moscow 2012 Intoduction. Abstract. The “new history” of local government in Russia dates back to the beginning of the 1990s...

    Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federalism 1874  Words | 6  Pages

  • Local Government

    Philippine National Government Supervision of the Local Government Units: is this working for development? Local Government Units refers to a political subdivision of a nation or state which is constituted by law and has substantial control of local affairs and as stated in the 1987 Philippine Constitution, specifically Article X, Sec. 2, that this territorial and political subdivision shall enjoy local autonomy. Thus, Local Governments exercise certain basic powers like police power, power of...

    Federal government of the United States, Government, Local government 888  Words | 3  Pages

  • A Review of Revenue Generation in Nigeria Local Government: a Case Study of Ekiti State

    A Review of Revenue Generation in Nigeria Local Government: A Case Study of Ekiti State Destiny Chiagozie Abstract: Local government is faced with varieties of difficulties to source adequate revenue from federal government, state government and the internally generated revenue, such problems are cogwheel to the smooth running of local government administration. They are; the dishonesty on the part of officers collecting the revenues, such as cases of printing receipts by the officers had been...

    Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Local government 3705  Words | 14  Pages

  • Tax and Revenue Generation in Ghana

    relative importance of the main sources of revenue to the government of Ghana. Answer to question 1 Definition The system of compulsory contributions levied by a government or other qualified body on people, corporations and property in order to fund public expenditures in Ghana is known as taxation. It is an imposition financial charge or other levy upon a taxpayer by a state or other the functional equivalent of the state. It is levied by a government on a product, income, or activity or any compulsory...

    Income tax, Indirect tax, Internal Revenue Service 1659  Words | 5  Pages

  • Financial Problems in Local Government

    1 LOCAL GOVERNMENT’S FINANCIAL CHALLENGES A fresh look at local government’s deliver obligations and resource requirements is needed. HILDEGARDE FAST makes the case for a differentiated approach. It is common knowledge that many municipalities in South Africa are financially in dire straits. In the public discourse, the focus is often on operational issues such as poor revenue collection, unsustainable debt burdens, and lack of financial management capacity. In seeking to understand the financial...

    District, Economic growth, Economics 2185  Words | 6  Pages

  • Local Government Accounting System

    Law No. 25 of 1999 on Financial Balance of the Central Government and the Regions, and the rules for its implementation in particular Regulation Number 105 Year 2000 on the Financial Management and Accountability of the starting fiscal year 2001, there has been a renewal in financial management area. With this autonomy, the area is given broad authority to take care of their own household with minimal government intervention. Local governments have the right and authority to use the vast financial...

    Balance sheet, Cash flow, Cash flow statement 1549  Words | 5  Pages

  • Philippine Local Government Taxation

    Philippine Local Government Taxation Local government units, by virtue of the 1987 Constitution and the Local Government Code of 1991, otherwise known as Republic Act 7160 have been given the power to raise certain taxes. Power to Create Sources of Revenue (Sec. 129) • Each local government unit (LGU) has thepower to create its own sources of revenue and to levy taxes, fees, and charges • The grant of power to create sources of revenue is consistent with the basic policy of local autonomy ...

    Corporate tax, Indirect tax, Local government 2125  Words | 7  Pages

  • Revenue Allocation System in Contemporary Nigeria

    the part of all concerned (each time it is brought forth for discussion or analysis) is the issue of equitable revenue allocation in Nigeria. It is an issue which has been politicised by successive administrations in Nigeria both Military and civilian regimes. Indeed, in virtually all federations in which the constitution shares power between the central and regional or state governments and, for each level to be “within a sphere co-ordinate and independent” (Wheare 1963:93) enough resources need...

    Akwa Ibom State, Federal government, Federal government of the United States 1368  Words | 4  Pages

  • Local Government and Grassroot Development

    INTRODUCTION Local government areas are suppose to be the engines of national development. A quite rural community grows into a busting city, and the local leaders makes this possible. In an ideal and well developed nations of the world, when people are tired of living in the cities they retire or relocate to rural communities where life is less strenuous. However, the opposite is the case in Nigeria; living in a rural community is difficult because nothing works as it should. People are subjected...

    Development, Economics, Human Development Index 1032  Words | 3  Pages

  • AN APPRAISAL OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY IN NIGERIA

    AN APPRAISAL OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY IN NIGERIA By Adelana, Olamide Samson olamidelana@gmail.com +234 802 286 8888 Local Government is one of man's oldest institutions. The earliest form of Local governments exists in the form of clan and village meetings. In fact, democracy itself originated and developed along the lines of local governance initiatives in the ancient Greek city states. One of the major functions of LG is to bring about meaningful development in the rural areas. As...

    Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federalism 824  Words | 3  Pages

  • Funding for Development by Local Govt

    Local government is faced with varieties of difficulties to source adequate fund from federal government, state government and the internally generated revenue, such problems are cogwheel to the smooth running of local government administration. Revenue generation in Nigeria local governments is principally derived from TAX. Recently the revenue that accrues to local government is derived from two broad sources, viz: the external sources and the internal sources. The external sources of fund generation...

    Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Local government 1279  Words | 4  Pages

  • Local Government Act of Sierra Leone

    History In 1972, the local government system in Sierra Leone was abolished by the then Executive by a “Presidential declaration” which was achievable as there was no codified law or any constitutional provision to protect local government from such powerful actions by the Executive. This abolition effectively meant that Management Committees appointed by the President between 2002 and 2004 replaced local authorities. Binneh –Kamara in 2013 argues that the “Local Government act of 2004 was enacted...

    District, Local government, Local Government Act 1894 785  Words | 3  Pages

  • Financing Philippine Local Government

    proposed program and is presented into two parts, namely: Part I – National Government Budget, and Part II - Budgets of the three (3) Energy Corporations. | The FY 2008 Budget Program | The total proposed expenditure program for FY 2008 amounts to P1.227 Trillion, computed on an obligation basis, as presented in Table I below and in Annex A. | Table I Summary of Appropriations and Obligations of the National Government, FY 2006-2008 (In thousand pesos) | | PARTICULARS | 2006 (Actual) |...

    1916, 1917, 1918 1940  Words | 7  Pages

  • Local Government Tax Utilization and Mobilization in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects

    Local Government Tax Mobilization and Utilization in Nigeria: Problems and Prospects By Adenike .A. ADEDOKUN Senior Lecturer Dept. of Public Admin. & Local Govt. Studies The Polytechnic, Ibadan. NIGERIA. Contents • Introduction • Theoretical Framework • • • • Tax Mobilization Local Government Finance and Revenue Utilization Problems and Prospects Conclusion Historical Background • • • • • • • • • • Based on Indirect Rule *Local government Ordinance of 1916 *Centralised budget system...

    Federal government, Government, Local government 5429  Words | 16  Pages

  • Local Government in Tourism

    Local Government has no Role to Play in Tourist Development The local Government is one of the keys to tourism development, a complete contradiction to that of the essay statement, which I believe really has no ground to stand on. In this essay I will illustrate this point by showing the roles with which local government plays within the community, and the importance it has to creating a successfully developed tourism product that maximises the benefits for not only the residences of the community...

    Form of government, Government, Local government 2113  Words | 7  Pages

  • Ajs 522 Expenditures and Revenue Matrix

    Expenditures and Revenues Matrix State: _______FLORIDA__________ City or County: ___MIAMI DADE | Federal | State | Local | Public Budget Programs | The Medicaid program is a well-known federal budget program. The money taken from employee paychecks is used to fund the Medicaid bills for low-paid citizens. | TANF is a public budget program assisting low-income families. TANF stands for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. The funds used is to focusing on providing parents with job preparation...

    Corporate tax, Finance, Government 1042  Words | 3  Pages

  • revenue generation strategies

    “sluggish thermostat”. It delays in taking action until crisis develops. This trend seems to be affecting a number of Local Authorities in Zimbabwe. Local Authorities like any organization are in an open system. They influence and are influenced by the environment in which they operate. This lead to a state of dynamic (changing) equilibrium between the organization and its environment. As a local Authority it translates political vision into implementable policies and programmes that transforms the daily...

    Council of the European Union, Management, Organization 1625  Words | 6  Pages

  • Local Government Autonomy in Nigeria

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTONOMY IN NIGERIA; A NEED FOR CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM "The basic irony between the U.S system and ours is that; while the various forms of local government are working wonders even when they are not mentioned anywhere in the U.S constitution; complaints over the failings of the Local Governments abound here even when they are entrenched in and catered for by...

    Constitution, Federal government of the United States, Local government 998  Words | 3  Pages

  • Local Governments in India

    Naga Sravan Kilaru Political importance and the structure of Local Government. -“Democracy is an impossible thing until the power is shared by all” India, which had survived many onslaughts of foreign aggression or in other terms, colonial rule, was culturally and socially rich and diverse since times immemorial. It was a herculean task to administer such a very diverse composition that had very limited exposure to different other cultures or practises. Power hungry dynasties...

    Constitution of India, District, Federal government 1480  Words | 4  Pages

  • The Local Government Debt in China

    The local government debt Abstract: As China’s economy has increasingly grown at an incredible high speed about average 9.8% gain every year before the 2008 financial, and china has became the world second-largest economy. Local government plays an important role in keeping such a rapid growth through the large amount of investment. However, the local government debt has increased substantially, following the growth of total economy. And the problems and potential troubles brought by the local...

    Debt, Economics, Finance 1091  Words | 3  Pages

  • Local Government Regulation

    to what effect did local government intervene to ameliorate the adverse effects of industrialisation on the populations of towns and cities? Towns and Cities in the nineteenth century grew extremely quickly as vast numbers of people congregated in urban environment’s which were created as a response to rapid industrialisation, this developed problems such as poor public health. The problems that became apparent had to be dealt with and this gave rise to local governments being set up to deal...

    City, County, Developed environments 2328  Words | 7  Pages

  • Sources of School Revenue

    Revenue sources Education systems need to raise sufficient revenues to ensure that, if used efficiently, students may reach appropriate learning goals at each education level. In general, countries raise revenues for education through three broad sources: international, public and private. A big challenge for many countries is raising sufficient revenues to expand enrollment while maintaining, or even raising, school quality. While increasing efficiency in the use of resources is necessary, countries...

    Education, Gymnasium, High school 957  Words | 3  Pages

  • Tax Is a Compulsory Levy Imposed by Government

    levy imposed by the government; critically appraise the challenges encountered by Nigeria government towards the optimal collection of the different taxes. What is Tax? Tax can be defined as a compulsory levy by government on goods, services, income and wealth. Primarily to obtain r evenue. In other word, it is levy or dues on the income of persons and companies. It provides definite source of revenue of person for government expenditure. It is the way by which government obtain extra money it...

    Excise, Income, Income tax 596  Words | 3  Pages

  • State and Local Government

    State and Local Government Paper POL/215 University of Phoenix January 15, 2006 Introduction The city of Fountain, Colorado is a full service municipality. Within the city, several actively responsive city boards see to the needs of the community and plan for the city’s future growth. One such board is the City Council, which holds regularly scheduled meetings on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month. Each meeting follows the same basic structure and allows for input from local citizens...

    City, City council, Councillor 731  Words | 3  Pages

  • Local Revenue Sharing and Competitive Balance

    Local Revenue Sharing and Competitive Balance Problem Statement Your textbook shows the conditions that lead to increased competitive balance with an increase in local revenue sharing.  Data exist on competitive balance and local revenue sharing so you can examine this for yourself.  New local revenue sharing plans were put in place in MLB for the 1995 season and another increase in revenue sharing was in place for the 2001 season.  These changes create a "natural experiment" for analyzing the...

    Arithmetic mean, Deviation, Mathematics 1049  Words | 3  Pages

  • Bhutan, Empowering local Government

    Empowering Local Government The PDP pledges to empower the local government to give it more administrative powers, whereby, it will be given maximum autonomy to take decisions, to prioritize developmental activities, and even change developmental activities based on the need and urgency. It would receive more financial powers, as PDP believes local government bodies have limited financial power, in terms of available funds or the discretion to use it. Within the first week of forming the government...

    Bhutan, Bureaucracy, Civil servants 1099  Words | 4  Pages

  • Analyis of Kenya S Government Revenue

    ANALYSIS OF KENYA’S GOVERNMENT REVENUE From the analysis Taxes seem to be the major source of revenue to the government since in the year 2006/7 it accounted for 93.16% of the total revenue, in the year 2007/8 it accounted for 94.91% of total revenue and in the year 2008/9 it amounted 94.71%. This is a good sign since the tax revenue/total government revenue is ideally required to be above 50%. The following classes of taxes were the major sources of revenue for the government: • Taxes on income...

    Government, Income, Income tax 746  Words | 3  Pages

  • Taxation: Tax and Local Government

    CHAPTER TWO 2.0 LITERATURE REVIEW INTRODUCTION. Local government is faced with verities of difficulties to sources adequate revenue from federal, state government and internally generated revenue, such problems are cog wheel to the smooth running of local government administration. Revenue generation in Nigeria local government is principally derived from tax. Tax is a compulsory levy imposed by government individual and companies for the various legitimate function of the state Colaoye, 2008)...

    Indirect tax, Local government, Progressive tax 10542  Words | 35  Pages

  • Government Spending and Revenues in America and China

    Government spending and revenues in China and America International accounting four 0092962 Chen Yuting Public finance is a subject about the taxing and spending activities of government. Considering the function of government, two opposite views stand out. One is organic view of government. The main idear is that the government can be though of as the society’s heart. Another is mechanisitic view of government. It insists that government is not an organic part of society while it is a contrivance...

    Developed country, Government spending, Income 1231  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Philippine Local Fiscal Administration in a Decentralized Setup

    The Philippine Local Fiscal Administration in a Decentralized Setup Decentralization in the Philippines took three forms- devolution, deconcentration and delegation. As Carino affirms, the framers of the 1987 Constitution institutionalized decentralization with the end-view of realizing democracy and development especially at the grassroots level. Devolution paved way for the transfer of political power from the central government to the local government units. This transfer of power and functions...

    Constitution of the Philippines, Devolution, Federal government 1573  Words | 5  Pages

  • Revenue Allocation Formula in Nigeria

    REVENUE ALLOCATION FORMULA IN NIGERIA INTRODUCTION Prior to the discovery of oil in Nigeria, other sectors of the economy thrived. Agriculture, for instance, was a major source of revenue for the Western Region. The Eastern Region that was less endowed devised other sources of revenue. All this has however changed since the discovery of oil in the country. This has led to the demise of the other productive sectors of the economy. In fact, Nigerians are poorer today than they were in the pre-oil...

    Economic system, Economy of Nigeria, Federal government 2396  Words | 7  Pages

  • Local Govt Revenue

    DRAFT MANAGING LOCAL REVENUE IN INDONESIA Raksaka Mahi *) Prepared for: CAN DECENTRALIZATION HELP REBUILD INDONESIA? A Conference Sponsored by the International Studies Program, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Georgia State University, Atlanta May 1- 3, 2002 Introduction The role of local owned revenues had been very small for a long period of time. In the past, almost ninety percent of total district’s revenue came from central government transfers and subsidies. Moreover, those transfers...

    Corporate tax, Income tax, Progressive tax 5321  Words | 17  Pages

  • Reflection Paper on Local Government Innovation

    Reflection Paper Section # 4 Omandam, Ruth B. Local Government Innovation Local government innovation was long been practiced in some progressive cities in the Philippines. San Fernando Pampanga, Bulacan, San Carlos Negros Occidental, Naga City to name some few. These cities local government leaders exhibits strong willed determinations on improving their constituents way of living to high quality of life. Innovation in local governance per se is different for every places, depending on the type...

    Governance, Government, Local government 1647  Words | 5  Pages

  • local government

    Reality of Fiscal Decentralization ROY BAHL Georgia State University The growing interest in fiscal decentralization in Asia is part of a worldwide pattern. Most developing countries have long ago placed the strengthening of sub-national government on their development policy agenda. Decentralization is an important part of the transition strategy for many former socialist countries. Some industrialized countries are retuning their fiscal decentralization (Canada) while others have introduced...

    Corporate tax, Deficit, Government budget 9345  Words | 42  Pages

  • Why to buy local

    Buying locally grown foods Topic: The Benefits of buying local Specific purpose: To explain the benefits of how buying local foods is more healthy, what some benefits are to the environment, and your local communities. Thesis Statement: Educating yourself on products and foods that you put into your body and your families bodies will not only give you a healthier alternative to food, but in doing so will also help the environment and communities you live in. Introduction: I. Did you know that...

    Eating, Environmentalism, Food 762  Words | 3  Pages

  • utilization

    that, though there are many local physicians, the closest one that will accept Medicaid is 40 Miles away. There are a few factors that are currently hindering John from seeing this primary care physician. These factors include John’s lack of personal transportation, asking to use medical leave as a new employee, the adjustment of John’s work schedule, the distance to the closest physician who accepts Medicaid, the office hours of that physician, and the lack of local physicians who accept Medicaid...

    Health, Health care, Hypertension 1160  Words | 3  Pages

  • revenue allocation in Nigeria

    ALLOCATION OF REVENUE (FEDERATION ACCOUNT, ETC.) ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTION 1.   Distribution of the Federation Accounts, etc. 1 Formula for distribution between the Federal and State Governments. 1 Formula for distribution between Local Government Councils. 1 Proportion of revenue to be paid by each State to Joint Local Government Account. 1 Allocations under special Funds. 1 Establishment of Federation Account Allocation Committee and functions. 1 Establishment of Joint Local Government...

    Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federal republic 1969  Words | 7  Pages

  • Expenditures and Revenues Summary

     Expenditures and Revenues Matrix and Summary Monya L. Duncan AJS 522/Finance and Budgeting in Justice and Security November 25, 2013 Professor Michael Scott Expenditures and Revenues Matrix and Summary Introduction Lynch and Smith, 2004 state that, “A “budget” is a plan for the accomplishment of programs related to objectives and goals within a definite time period, including an estimate of resources required, together with an estimate of the resources available, usually compared...

    Corporate tax, Income, Income tax 1149  Words | 4  Pages

  • Revenue Enhancement Action Plan and Strategy

    Revenue Enhancement action plan and strategy Assignment project: Business strategy Prepared By : Ajmal Rasheady Date: 2013 Introduction Municipalities in Afghanistan are created for management of city affairs and to provide for the general welfare of their inhabitants. In spite of this huge responsibility toward city and citizens, municipalities are the non-budgetary units of government and are authorized to generate their own revenues. Given this fact, we realize that urban development...

    Income, Municipality, Revenue 1453  Words | 6  Pages

  • Expendures and Revenues

    Expenditures and Revenues April Schwabe AJS/522 Monday March 12, 2013 Park Atatah Expenditures and Revenues Abstract: A financial examination of any business is crucial to the success of that business. Not only is the financial examination crucial for a business, but also so is the terms and conditions of how the business is run. The following article will discuss the financial outlook and the variety of what makes a corporation a success. The following will also cover the variety of...

    Budget, Budgets, Federal government 1364  Words | 5  Pages

  • Policy Proposal to Further Strengthen Local Fiscal Capabilities

    POLICY PROPOSAL TO FURTHER STRENGTHEN LOCAL FISCAL CAPABILITIES Optimal Revenue Administration Over the decades, the Philippines has suffered from persistent fiscal imbalances, resulting in consistently low delivery of public services such as infrastructure, education and health among others and up to this time we continue to borrow money from other countries just to compensate with a very low revenue collection. Our foreign debts continue to eat up our budget (comprising 19% or ___ billion pesos)...

    Corporate tax, Income tax, Indirect tax 2021  Words | 6  Pages

  • LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND THE CHALLE

    LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS BY TOMORI M. ADIJOLOLA lolatomori@yahoo.com BEING A PAPER PRESENTED AT: THE WORKSHOP ON PROPERTY TAX SYSTEM AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCING ORGANISED BY: MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMETN AND CHIEFTAINCY MATTERS IN COLLABORATION WITH MESSRS WALE ADENIYI PARTNERSHIP MARCH 2009 LOCAL GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND THE CHALLENGES OF GLOBAL ECONOMIC CRISIS 1.0 INTRODUCTION As the biggest economic recession in 70 years continues to undermine...

    Federal government of the United States, Government, Local government 7539  Words | 33  Pages

  • Local Self Government

    Introduction Local government institutions have always existed in India in one form or another since ancient times. The present form of urban local government owes its genesis to the British rule. The initiation began with Samuel Laing, member of the Viceroy's Council, in the Budget Speech (1861-62) proposing that local services should be based on local resources. Lord Mayo's Resolution of 1870 introduced the concept of elected representatives in the municipalities. Lord Ripon is considered the...

    District, Federal government, Government 3443  Words | 11  Pages

  • Decentralization: Federal Government

    central government which is located in Manila. Thus, resulting to slow progress of development, that is supposed to be done in a quick manner. Experts then proposed a solution to this by Decentralization. They believe that bringing the government closer to the people will result to a more productive and actively participating society that will later bloom into a good economic society, where in people will be able to enjoy all the goods and services made available to them by the government. After...

    Federal government, Federal government of the United States, Federalism 2068  Words | 6  Pages

  • Funding, Interest Groups, Elections, and the Role Between State and Local Governments in Texas

    Running Head: TEXAS GOVERNMENT Funding, Interest Groups, Elections, and the Role Between State and Local Governments in Texas Maurice Adams Mr. George Lyon POL215 University of Phoenix Funding, Interest Groups, Elections, and the Role Between State and Local Governments in Texas The state of Texas receives the majority of funding from two sources; taxes and federal receipts. “Currently, Texas is one of nine states that does not levy a personal income tax on its residents and, in addition...

    Corporate tax, Federal government of the United States, Income 1382  Words | 4  Pages

  • Expenditures and Revenues Matrix and Summary

    Expenditures and Revenues Matrix and Summary Amber Pickett AJS/522 April 16, 2012 Park Atatah Expenditures and Revenues Matrix and Summary Budgets are significant in the budget formulation process. Budgeting as a tool is the make-up of public policy (Smith & Lynch, 2004). Budgets exist at all levels of government, local, state, and federal. When describing revenue sources in public budgeting, it is important to describe the source of revenue, the source of the funding, importance of...

    Corporate tax, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal government of the United States 919  Words | 4  Pages

  • Local Government

    org/iaup/sap/ Enhancing Local Governance: the efficacy of bilateral cooperation1 By: Peter K. Lolojih BA, MPA Plolojih@excite.com University of Zambia, Political and Administrative Studies Department Abstract From 1964 to date the Government of the republic of Za mbia has instituted various reforms aimed at enhancing effective governance at the local level. This article argues that the government’s desire to institute an efficient and effective local government system, over the years, has...

    City council, District, Local council 9560  Words | 33  Pages

  • Budgets in Uk Local Authorities

    Budget Setting Process within Local Governments in the UK Introduction Finance is one of the key resources available to local authorities for use in providing their services and for meeting their statutory obligations to their residents. Other resources include staff, systems, property/buildings and information. Finance is the resource that allows all the other resources to be secured and as such managing it becomes a very important activity to ensure an efficient use of all resources. Finance...

    Budget, Federal government, Finance 1249  Words | 4  Pages

  • What Are Local Governments Role In Nation Building

    review 2 Local government; Functions and Importance 2 Local government in nation building/development 2 Reference 4 Project research plan 5 Introduction 5 Aims 5 Objectives 5 Methodology and Materials 6 Expected results and output 6 Research plan timetable 7 Literature review Local government; Functions and Importance The political/appointed administration constituted by national law within a small geographic region that could cover cities towns and states is usually known a local government...

    Federal government, Government, Local government 1569  Words | 9  Pages

  • Local Government Code of the Philippines

    THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES BOOK II LOCAL TAXATION AND FISCAL MATTERS TITLE ONE. – LOCAL GOVERNMENT TAXATION CHAPTER 1. – GENERAL PROVISIONS SECTION 128. Scope − The provision herein shall govern the exercise by provinces, cities, municipalities, and Barangays of their taxing and other revenue−raising powers. SECTION 129. Power to Create Source of Revenue − Each local government unit shall exercise its power to create its own sources of revenue and to levy taxes, fees, and...

    Corporate tax, Income tax, Progressive tax 36121  Words | 126  Pages

  • Revenue and Philippine Long Distance

    Vision Vision "A connected, enlightened and productive Philippines" Mission 1. To provide help and support to those who need it in our areas of strength and competency. 2. To facilitate the empowerment of the Filipino people through the utilization of information and communications technology 3. To extend products and services to people, reaching out above all to those who cannot afford it. 4. To focus on growth in six key areas: livelihood, social entrepreneurship and microfinance...

    Digital Telecommunications Philippines, Globe Telecom, Mobile phone 2384  Words | 7  Pages

  • Provincial and Local Government in South African Law

    Intervention Provincial and local government National government intervening in provincial government * The national government is given overall responsibility for ensuring that other spheres of government carry out their obligations under the constitution * Where a province cannot or does not fulfil an executive obligation in terms of legislation or the constitution, the national executive can intervene by taking appropriate steps to ensure the fulfilment of that obligation including ...

    County, District, Legislation 2091  Words | 6  Pages

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