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HM Revenue and Customs

United Kingdom government non-ministerial department

Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HM Revenue and Customs or HMRC)[1] is a non-ministerial department of the United Kingdom Government. It is responsible for the collection of taxes, the payment of some types of welfare, and the management of other regulations such as the minimum wage.

HMRC was formed when the Inland Revenue and Her Majesty's Customs and Excise were combined. This happened on 18 April 2005.[2] The department's logo is the St Edward's Crown enclosed within a circle.

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  1. "Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs". Commissioners for Revenue and Customs Act 2005. legislation.gov.uk. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  2. "HM Revenue and Customs: About Us". Hmrc.gov.uk. 18 April 2005. Retrieved 21 June 2009.