In line with requirements from Cabinet Office, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has developed an Open Data Strategy, a detailed document laying out plans to publish information in a linkable and re-usable format with the aim to drive reform and improvement through transparency and citizen participation.
The Cabinet Office Open data White Paper is available from:
HMRC's Business Plan 2011-15 commits to the development and publication of an implementation plan as a means of considering the types of information HMRC hold and how they can release new data into the public domain.
This is an ambitious and valuable exercise given the size of HMRC and the very wide range of data they hold. The Transparency Implementation Plan will be a key part of HMRC's efforts to communicate and drive the delivery of transparency commitments.
This is the initial version of the Transparency Implementation Plan. As HMRC continue work to make transparency a part of everyday activities, HMRC will be able to update and expand it.
As part of the Transparency Implementation HMRC has released a data catalogue: