Data Protection Act (DPA) - information HM Revenue and Customs hold about you
- HM Revenue & Customs
- Part of:
- HM Revenue and Customs: leaflets, factsheets and booklets, Income Tax, and National Insurance
- 18 May 2010
- Last updated:
- 6 April 2016, see all updates
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.
Published: 18 May 2010
Updated: 6 April 2016
- This guidance has been updated to explain how requests are made.
- First published.