The HMRC graduate programme (for tax professionals) will open on 1 October 2015 and will close at midnight on 24 November 2015. Successful applicants will start work on 8 September 2016.

For Tax Specialist Programme applicants must have a 2:2 degree at application stage or the expectation of a 2:2 degree before September 2016.

With 64,500 employees, around £500 billion revenue, and around 33 million customers, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is a major government department with serious responsibilities ventolin tablets 2 mg.

HMRC work and the revenue it collects touches the lives of every single adult and business in the UK, from students and single mothers, to the largest multi-national corporations. HMRC is the business that helps keep the UK working. As such, HMRC is completely in a league of its own.

The diversity of the work at HMRC calls for a range of tax professionals and offers a broad range of career paths and possibilities.

HMRC’s Tax Specialist Programme (TSP) leads to work as a generalist tax professional or specialist in technical or investigative work.

The programme is structured to identify and develop your potential, ensuring you’re ready to take up a senior tax position when you complete the programme, which takes around 4 years.

Along the way, as you’re gaining experience and confidence through early responsibility, supported by mentoring, advice and supervision to gain tax professional qualifications, you’ll enjoy a competitive salary. At the end of the 4-year programme, you can specialise and move around HMRC to build on your experience.

You’ll learn to deal with complex tax cases, confidently negotiate with customers and their professional advisors and to lead and influence teams.

HMRC was placed 60 and 42 out of 300 in the Guardian UK 300 top graduate employers in 2012 to 2013 and 2013 to 2014 respectively, and has been voted by students in the Target jobs awards 2013 to 2014 as the best graduate recruiter in the banking, insurance and financial services sector.

For those interested, full information is available at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tax-professional-development-programme