The Inland Revenue employs over 88,000 people in over 290 locations within a number of different departments including:
- Collecting Income, Corporation and Environmental taxes
- Distributing Tax Credits
- Collecting all VAT and Customs Duty
- Monitoring the UK’s borders and ports for illegal trade
- Administering National Insurance and Student Loans
- Enforcing the Minimum Wage
HM Revenue and Customs is the biggest business in the UK with a revenue of £457 billion, and one of the only businesses guaranteed to make a profit!
Pay and Benefits
Jobs at the Inland Revenue are given a grade and each of these will have a different salary scale, a table of which can be seen below. Location is another factor that determines pay, with employees living in London earning more because of the higher cost of living:
|Grade||National Minimum*||National Maximum*||London Minimum*||London Maximum*|
|Training grade (graduate development programme)||26,130||39,550||28,267||42,764|
If you work for the Inland Revenue let us know what it is like in the comments below.