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Ash-Lee

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HM Revenue & Customs - Tax Return.
« on: 11:39, Sat 05 February 2011 »
I've had two emails that have automatically been put in the spam folder from *apparently* HMRC saying a have 'X' amount due to return to me.

I'm self-employed and the email address i recieved these emails is the one i have registered with HMRC.

I'm not convinced, the emails don't look like a genuine one i have received from HMRC, the genuine one has all extra bumf on the bottom about security and scanned for virus etc.

I clicked on the link and it throws up a genuine looking website but it's asking me to give me credit card and driving licence details etc?

Sounds like a scam to me, i didn't carry on with filling the form out.

Even though i have registered this email with HMRC am i correct in thinking that anything like this would be dealt with via letter?

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Re: HM Revenue & Customs - Tax Return.
« Reply #1 on: 12:55, Sat 05 February 2011 »
steer clear i read about this yesterday, they are also targeting people about rebates on council tax, dont ring the numbers either or you'll get charged loads per minute.

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Re: HM Revenue & Customs - Tax Return.
« Reply #2 on: 23:43, Sat 05 February 2011 »
HMRC never contact you regarding tax owed , or returning to you via email.


Ever.

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Re: HM Revenue & Customs - Tax Return.
« Reply #3 on: 08:46, Sun 06 February 2011 »
If in doubt, ring or go into your local tax office.
 Never put in details from an email link unless you are 100% sure it's secure.
In this case I'd say not, wouldn't you...
I would deffo contact HMC though so they can persue the website & get it closed ASAP !