HMRC informs all the taxpayers to stay alert on Digital Scams

Nowadays, there are scammers claiming to represent HMRC so HMRC has urged taxpayers to stay alert to the threat of digital scams. As per the latest research published by HMRC, the numbers have doubled of tax-related scams in the past 12 months.


HMRC has received more than one million referrals from the UK public that many fraudsters are offering ‘tax refunds’ or ‘rebates’ in the past year regarding suspicious contact. As per the reports, HMRC has received approx. 13,315 reports of malicious websites and more than 441,954 reports of phone scams. They have also urged internet providers to take down coronavirus support scheme scam webpages that count across 441 over the last year.