What we do

We are the UK’s tax and customs authority, 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. Through our customs service we facilitate legitimate trade and protect our economic, social and physical security.

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

Read more about what we do

Our policies

  1. Labour market reform

    What the government's doing about labour market reform.

  2. Personal tax reform

    What the government's doing about personal tax reform.

  3. Tax evasion and avoidance

    What the government's doing about tax evasion and avoidance.

See all our policies

Our management

  • Lin Homer

    Lin Homer

    Chief Executive and Permanent Secretary

Contact HMRC

Where's my reply?

When to expect a reply to your Income Tax, Tax credits or Self Assessment query

HMRC enquiries

Find contact details and the HMRC helpline opening hours

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of information requests

HMRC FoI Act Team
Room 1C/23
100 Parliament Street


Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Find out about our commitment to publishing in the Welsh language scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information. Read our policy on Social media use.