We have recently had a number of clients query an email they have received purporting to come from HMRC and asking if these emails are genuine. The Revenue never sends emails relating to tax payments, so these emails should be deleted. Below is an example of one received by a client:
After the last annual calculations of your fiscal activity we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of £99.23.
Please submit the tax refund request and allow us 3-6 days in order to process it.
A refund can be delayed for a variety of reasons.
For example submitting invalid records or applying after the deadline.
To access the form for your tax refund, please click here
HM Revenue & Customs
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TAX REFUND ID: A29R113