HMRC phishing emails, texts and tax scams

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) will never use texts or emails to tell you about a tax rebate or penalty or ask you for personal or payment information

Check HMRC’s guidance on recognising scams if you’re not sure.

You can also forward suspicious text messages to 60599.

Text messages will be charged at your network rate.

Forward suspicious emails to HMRC’s phishing team.