Jim Harra takes top job at HMRC
Jim Harra, a thirty plus year tax veteran, is set to take over the top job at the HMRC after acting in an interim role since Sir Jon Thompson moved to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).
Harra has been at HMRC for over three decades and was previously second permanent secretary and deputy chief executive, the latter role he took up in November 2017. He was second permanent secretary since January 2018, and previously held the dual role of tax assurance commissioner and director general customer strategy and tax design in HMRC.
Read more at the Accountancy Daily.