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Expert panel to advise Labour on modernising HMRC

12 April 2024
Issue: 4932 / Categories: News

Labour has appointed an expert panel to advise on the party’s work on improving tax compliance and modernising HMRC.

Shadow chancellor Rachel Reeves recently announced plans to raise more than £5bn a year by closing the gap between the amount of tax owed and collected - see Labour’s plan to close the tax gap. To help deliver on this the party has appointed a panel of independent experts to inform the party’s plans for government including improving tax compliance and modernising and digitising HMRC’s offer.

The panel will be chaired by shadow financial secretary James Murray and include Sir Edward Troup former HMRC permanent secretary and former special adviser on tax; Dame Margaret Hodge MP former chair of the Public Accounts Committee; Bill Dodwell former tax director of the Office for Tax Simplification; and Mike Bracken CBE ...

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