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HM Revenue and Customs (His Majesty's Revenue and Customs, or HMRC)[4][5] is a non-ministerial department of the UK Government responsible for the collection of taxes, the payment of some forms of state support, the administration of other regulatory regimes including the national minimum wage and the issuance of national insurance numbers. HMRC was formed by the merger of the Inland Revenue and HM Customs and Excise, which took effect on 18 April 2005.[6] The department's logo is the St Edward's Crown enclosed within a circle. Prior to the Queen's death on 8 September 2022, the department was known as Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs and has since been amended to reflect the change of monarch.

Quick facts: HM Revenue and Customs Welsh Cyllid a Tholla...
HM Revenue and Customs
Welsh: Cyllid a Thollau Ei Fawrhydi
Agency overview
Formed18 April 2005; 17 years ago (2005-04-18)
Preceding agencies
Employees63,042[1] FTE
Annual budget£4 billion (2018–2019)[2]
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionUnited Kingdom
Constituting instrument
Specialist jurisdictions
Operational structure
Headquarters100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ
Elected officer responsible
Agency executives
  • Jim Harra, Chief Executive
  • Angela MacDonald, Deputy Chief Executive
Child agency