Please be aware that there is a phishing email purporting to be from HMRC advising that you are due a tax refund but HMRC are unable to credit it due to an invalid account record.
THIS IS A SCAM! Do not reply to this email & DO NOT OPEN THE ATTACHMENT
Forward it to HMRC at email@example.com, then DELETE IT.
Below is a copy of the email:
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)
A tax refund of 304.73 GBP. (Still Pending) Due to invalid account record we were unable to credit your account. Please submit a verified tax refund form.
A refund can be delayed for a variety reasons. For example submitting invalid records or applying after the deadline.
To access your tax refund, please follow the steps bellow:
– download the Tax Refund Form attached to this email
– open it in a browser (recommended mozilla firefox)
– follow the instructions on your screen
Note: If you received these e-mail in your BULK/SPAM section please add to your address book firstname.lastname@example.org
HMRC Tax Credit Office
TAX REFUND ID: UK381985209-HMRC