Following the 2010 constitutional amendment and the supporting National Finance Commission award, the KP government has been in a much better position to manage its expenditures and collect tax revenue. But CDPR Board Member Dr. Anjum Nasim argues that KP has yet to take full advantage of this. He estimates that revenue collection lagged behind development spending by Rs. 5 billion in 2013-14. To close that gap, Nasim argues that KP will need to enact far reaching policy and institutional reforms that harness more diverse and buoyant sources of revenue.
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