Our governance bodies set our strategic direction and oversee our progress.
Membership is a mix of executive leaders, senior leaders, and external members where appropriate. Members have clearly defined roles and responsibilities to ensure separation of governance and management accountabilities.
|Commissioner and Chief Executive of Inland Revenue||
Both governor and manager of Inland Revenue, the Commissioner has statutory independence from Ministers to ensure Inland Revenue can levy tax and carry out its duties independently.
Responsible for the stewardship of the regulatory systems Inland Revenue is responsible for and of Inland Revenue itself, including its medium and long term sustainability, organisational health, and capability.
|Executive-level governance board and committees||
Executive-level governance bodies that help the Commissioner carry out her duties.
Made up of a Strategic Governance Board providing overall governance and strategic direction, and committees governing technical/legal business, products and programmes, and performance, health and delivery of key initiatives and activities.
|Working groups, networked teams and non-executive level committees||Inland Revenue people working across functions and business groups to prioritise, problem solve, and drive work programmes.|
In addition, our Risk and Assurance Committee provides independent advice to the Commissioner about how we identify and manage risks.
We will continue to adjust our governance approach to ensure it stays fit for purpose and supports effective stewardship.