CPA Section 2 – Public Finance and Taxation (KASNEB)


This unit is intended to equip the candidate with knowledge, skills and attitudes that will enable him/her to comply with and implement public financial management regulations and compute taxes for various entities.

What Will I Learn?

  • A candidate who passes this paper should be able to:
  •  Comply with the regulatory framework in public financial management (PFM)
  •  Compute tax for various entities
  •  Manage the budgetary process, public revenue and control public expenditure in national and county governments
  •  Apply the written tax law in addressing various tax issues
  •  Manage non-complex public financial management issues in public entities.

Topics for this course

93 Lessons

Introduction to Public Financial Management

Nature and scope of public finance
General overview of public financial management as envisaged by the Constitution
Role of the national and county treasuries
Overview of the Public Financial Management Act
Financial regulations
Treasury circulars; meaning and application
Process of developing national and county government finance bills
Role of budget officers in budget preparation and execution
Responsibilities of the national and county treasuries in relation to budget preparation
Budget process for both national, county and public entities

Establishment of Public Funds in the Public Sector

Supply Chain Management in Public Entities

Oversight Function in Public Finance Management

Introduction to Taxation

Taxation of Income of Persons

Capital Deductions

Administration of Income Tax

Administration of Value Added Tax

Customs Taxes and Excise Taxes

Emerging Issues and Trends

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Material Includes

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  • Pass in CPA Section I

Target Audience

  • Students
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