See this story which reports on HMRC scam calls. They even change the “call from” phone number so it looks like a genuine HMRC call! If in doubt, HANG UP!
Read this story about how scammers tried posing as tax officials in phone call to the Chief Executive of HMRC.
Don’t fall for this scam call purportedly from HMRC threatening arrest. Don’t press ‘1’!
If you pay income tax and your marriage or civil partner doesn’t, HMRC suggest you should be claiming Marriage Allowance reducing your tax bill by over £1,000. See the full story here.
IR35 rules are changing in April to bring freelance workers more in line with salaried employees. Full story here.
HMRC has relented and extended the deadline for tax returns from 31 January to 28 February. Full story here.
HMRC have produced some very useful guidance to assist in identifying scams, including a handy checklist. Click here to visit their website.
Fraudsters purporting to be from HMRC are trying it on with a National Insurance fraud. Full story here. Be careful out there!
Read this story about what happens if HMRC pays a tax rebate into the wrong bank account.
Criminals are exploiting the HMRC name by phoning, claiming to be from HMRC and threatening legal action over unpaid tax. Full story here. Be careful out there!