Changes made to tax credit claims

From 1 April 2012 you can no longer claim tax credit for childcare or housekeeper payments. From 1 April 2014 you can only claim donation tax credits within a period of four years, following the year in which the gift was made. We will process your claim for a tax credit with the minimum of delay. You can help by attaching receipts for all of your do...

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Phishing and other scams

Identity theft is using someone's private information to pretend to be that person and gain access to resources or benefits. The most common methods that fraudsters use to collect this information are email and phone scams.

By learning how scams work and how to protect your personal information, you can reduce your chances of becoming a victim of identity theft.

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Latest phishing scam using Inland Revenue's name

The latest phishing scam appearing to be from Inland Revenue asks people to save an attachment and open it using a browser.

This leads to a fake Inland Revenue form requesting confidential information, such as a password, credit card details, etc. We have taken down two of these fake sites, but there is a high possibility of others being created.

If you receive this email del...

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