What do the initials HMRC stand for?

Question: In the UK, what does HMRC stand for?

Answer: HMRC is an acronym which stands for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs.

HM Revenue and Customs is the department of the British government which deals with collecting taxes and paying out certain supports, and benefits.

Among the departments responsibilities are paying out child benefits and tax credits, enforcing the national minimum wage plus collecting corporation and income taxes.

According to the National Audit Offices report in 2011, the HMRC then employed a total of around 67,000 staff.

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