Personal tax – guidance

Data Protection Act (DPA) - information HM Revenue and Customs hold about you

HM Revenue and Customs data protection policy and procedures.


The Data Protection Act (1998) requires organisations which process personal data to meet certain legal obligations. These are contained within the 8 Data Protection Principles. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is a data controller within the meaning of the Act and we process large volumes of personal data.