Hm revenue and customs announces self assessment taxpayers will not be charged the 5 late payment penalty if pay their tax or set up a payment plan by .
similarly, hmrc will not text you about a fine for breaking covid-19 rules. Hmrc doesnt use whatsapp to contact customers, so any message you receive from hmrc via whatsapp is a scam. Hmrc saw 340,303 reports of phone scams in 2020, 42 up on 2019.
Tempting as the sound of a rebate may be, hmrc will never ask for your bank account details via text or email so dont respond. Tax phishing emails purporting to be from hm revenue & customs can happen at any time, but are most common around key online and paper tax deadlines. Scam emails of this sort not only look official, but can often look like theyve been.
HMRC services: sign in or register GOV.UK
Once youve registered, you can sign in for things like your personal or business tax account, self assessment, corporation tax, paye for employers and vat.
hmrc will never ask you to pay with gift or payment vouchers. You can report a disclosure of personal information to the hmrc security team.
hmrc will never give details of a tax rebate or ask you to disclose any personal information via text. If you receive a text from someone claiming to be hmrc you should take care not to click on.
self assessment is a system hm revenue and customs (hmrc) uses to collect income tax. Tax is usually deducted automatically from wages, pensions and savings.
HMRC: Warning as automated phone call scam circulates ...
hmrc warning dangerous automated phone call scam circulates - do not press one! Hmrc is a familiar name for many britons dealing with their tax affairs.