What we do

We are the UK’s tax authority. We are responsible for making sure that the money is available to fund the UK’s public services and for helping families and individuals with targeted financial support.

HMRC is a non-ministerial department, supported by 2 agencies and public bodies.

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We work on these topics

  1. Tax and revenue

    Our tax system should be efficient and fair. It should reward work and support aspiration. The government collects taxes to fund public services, and help families and individuals with targeted financial support. Read more

We produce detailed guidance in these categories

  1. Tax guidance for employers

    Administration of PAYE for businesses: payroll, end of year, allowances, expenses and benefits. Read more

  2. Guidance for tax advisers and agents

    How to register with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to act on behalf of a client company: incorporation, accounts and dealing with Companies House. Read more

Our policies

  1. Reducing tax evasion and avoidance

    HMRC works to reduce tax evasion and avoidance, including preventing evasion and avoidance, giving people opportunities to declare what they owe, and prosecuting more people who break the law.

  2. Making it easier for HMRC customers to deal with their taxes

    HMRC's work to make it easy for customers to deal with their taxes and get things right, by making our products and processes more simple and straightforward, and by improving our customer service.

  3. Creating a simpler, fairer tax system

    How the government is reforming the tax system to help improve the state of the public finances, promote economic growth and reward those who work and support families.

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Documents

Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. UK overseas trade statistics: EU February 2014

    • 15 April 2014
    • Statistics - national statistics
  2. Schedule of updates for HMRC's statistics

    • 10 April 2014
    • Statistics

See all our statistics

Our management

  • Lin Homer

    Lin Homer

    Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary

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100 Parliament Street

London
SW1A 2BQ

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