Tax Transparency Sector Board

The primary purpose of the Tax Transparency Sector Board is to drive the Departmental transparency agenda and the release of HMRC information in line with the Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Act 2005, Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation.

Role of the group

The Tax Transparency Sector Board informs and advises HM Revenue and Customs Open Data Strategy, serving as a focal point to direct requests for data and improving the Department’s understanding of the value and use of tax information to the broader benefit of the UK.

Membership

The board is chaired by Edward Troup, HMRC Tax Assurance Commissioner and Second Permanent Secretary and Jonathan Athow, Director of Knowledge Analysis and Intelligence, and includes representatives from academia and the public, voluntary and private sector and HMRC and Cabinet Office officials.

A privacy expert has been appointed from the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Terms of reference

Tax transparency sector board terms of reference (PDF, 45KB, 3 pages)

Meetings

Schedule of meeting dates (CSV, 319Bytes)

December 2012

Tax Transparency Sector Board meeting agenda: December 2012 (PDF, 115KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board minutes: December 2012 (PDF, 135KB, 4 pages)

Tax Transparency Sector Board action points: December 2012 (PDF, 19.6KB, 1 page)

The Transparency Agenda and Sector Boards (PDF, 419KB, 13 pages)

HMRC Data landscape presentation (PDF, 70.6KB, 12 pages)

February 2013

Tax Transparency Sector Board meeting agenda: February 2013 (PDF, 120KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board minutes: February 2013 (PDF, 145KB, 5 pages)

Tax Transparency Sector Board action points: February 2013 (PDF, 21.9KB, 1 page)

Open Data Proposal from the Open Data User Group: VAT Data Sharing (PDF, 33.2KB, 2 pages)

Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) (PDF, 46.6KB, 4 pages)

Paper from the Open Data User Group: HMRC Tax Transparency Sector Board - data requests (PDF, 193KB, 12 pages)

May 2013

Tax Transparency Sector Board meeting agenda: May 2013 (PDF, 121KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board minutes: May 2013 (PDF, 189KB, 5 pages)

The Open Data Institute

HMRC's policy and legal framework (PDF, 31.5KB, 2 pages)

HMRC criteria for assessing information requests (PDF, 64.2KB, 4 pages)

Tax Transparency Sector Board - Data request process (PDF, 185KB, 6 pages)

HMRC Geography (PDF, 58.4KB, 8 pages)

July 2013

Tax Transparency Sector Board agenda : July 2013 (PDF, 123KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board minutes : July 2013 (PDF, 157KB, 3 pages)

Chartered Institute Of Taxation presentation July 2013 (PDF, 314KB, 8 pages)

Cabinet Office presentation July 2013 (PDF, 1.04MB, 9 pages)

August 2013

Tax Transparency Sector Board Agenda : August 2013 (PDF, 120KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board Minutes : August 2013 (PDF, 197KB, 4 pages)

Data sharing consultation presentation (PDF, 47.1KB, 8 pages)

HMRC Datalab briefing document (PDF, 19.6KB, 2 pages)

HMRC Administrative Data Taskforce briefing document (PDF, 19.9KB, 2 pages)

October 2013

Tax Transparency Sector Board Agenda : October 2013 (PDF, 132KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board Minutes : October 2013 (PDF, 176KB, 5 pages)

Trade Statistics Overview October 2013 (PDF, 341KB, 10 pages)

Valuation Office presentation (PDF, 56.9KB, 15 pages)

February 2014

Tax Transparency Sector Board Agenda : February 2014 (PDF, 122KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board Minutes : February 2014 (PDF, 162KB, 5 pages)

HMRC and Charity Data presentation (PDF, 68KB, 16 pages)

Cabinet Office National Information Infrastructure next steps (PDF, 67.6KB, 4 pages)

June 2014

Tax Transparency Sector Board Agenda : June 2014 (PDF, 134KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board Minutes : June 2014 (PDF, 163KB, 5 pages)

December 2014

Tax Transparency Sector Board Agenda : December 2014 (PDF, 91.2KB, 1 page)

Tax Transparency Sector Board Minutes : December 2014 (PDF, 227KB, 6 pages)

Nature and use of datasets held in HMRC’s Datalab (PDF, 68.3KB, 2 pages)

Contact details

transparency.kai@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk