Jim Harra appointed as Second Permanent Secretary at HMRC

05 December 2017

Following Edward Troup’s upcoming retirement from the tax authority, Jim Harra has been appointed second permanent secretary at HMRC.

The Second Permanent Secretary role was created following Edward Troup’s announcement of his retirement at the end of this year. Jim Harra’s appointment means that HMRC continues to have a tax professional as one of its two Permanent Secretaries.

Jim Harra will take up his new post on 1 January 2018.