Councillor Martin Plackett has drawn our attention to this tax refund scam email he received where the scammers are seeking you bank account details:
After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of 244.17 GBP
Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 6-9 days in order to process it.
To access your tax refund, please follow the steps bellow:
– download the Tax Refund Form attached to this email
– follow the instructions on your screen
A refund can be delayed for a variety of reasons. For example submitting invalid records or applying after the deadline.
Revenue and Tax Administrator
HM Revenue & Customs
Tax Credit Office
PO Box 1970