New job for controversial tax boss

The much-criticised director general of the tax office Jenny Thunnissen is moving to the ministry of transport where she will head up the rail, road and shipping inspectorate.

Thunnissen came under fire this spring when it emerged she had a paid job on the supervisory board of a hospital which was dodging taxes.

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