HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has named Jim Harra as tax assurance commissioner. He replaces Edward Troup, who has relinquished the position to focus on his role of executive chair, where he will take on wider responsibility for HMRC.
Harra was previously director general for business tax at HMRC. The government body said it believed Harra was well placed to resolve tax disputes through overseeing assurance and dispute governance arrangements,...
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