HMRC customers are often the target of very convincing scams. From emails and letters to texts and phone calls, fraudsters often instil panic into victims who then hand over anything from personal information to money.

In a bid to help combat this, the gov.uk website has published information detailing how to check if a letter you’ve received from HMRC is genuine.

The communications you can check include:

If you’ve received a letter which isn’t listed above, you can check if it’s genuine on the gov.uk website.

You can also report a suspicious phone call, email or text to HMRC.

If you’ve received a communication from HMRC and you’re not sure if it’s genuine, please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we’ll be more than happy to look into this for you.

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