New tax demand scam in circulation

23 June 2022

The Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) has advised that it has been alerted to a potential scam. The scam uses the OTS logo and asks for a payment of tax, however, the OTS doesn’t collect tax, therefore this correspondence isn’t genuine.

Anyone who receives communications purporting to be from the OTS which requests payment should ensure they report it to the National Cyber Security Centre. This can be done by forwarding the email to [email protected].

This serves as a further reminder to be vigilant to scams and phishing, and further information can be found online here.