What we do

We give independent advice to the government on simplifying the UK tax system.

Who we are

Visit our blog to read full bios of our team.

Our objective

  • reducing tax compliance burdens on both businesses and individual taxpayers

Our responsibilities

  • providing the government with independent advice on where there are areas of complexity in the UK tax system that could be simplified
  • conducting inquiries into complex areas of the tax system, to collect evidence and advise the government on options for reform

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

Our management

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Office of Tax Simplification

HM Treasury
1 Horse Guards Rd


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Correspondence and Enquiry Unit 2/W1
Freedom of Information Section,
HM Treasury
1 Horse Guards Road


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