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Title: SCAM................Reminder - Council Tax Reduction
Post by: *Sandra* on Wednesday 17 February 21 18:19 GMT (UK)
Haven't seen this one on the boards but apologises if I am repeating.  :-\

Another scam - Reminder - Council Tax Reduction.


gobbledygook email address at the top

Dear Applicant,


We know that this is a difficult time for businesses and individuals.
As part of its response to COVID-19, the government has approved the Council Tax Reduction to all councils in England and Wales.

HMRC will work out if you're eligible and how much you may get.

Complete the secured form by click the button below:

Refund Now (in a blue box)


For security reasons, we have not included personal details with this email.

Why you got this email
You chose to get email notifications about your Council Tax.

This means we send you an email when your status changes.

From HMRC Check your Council Tax

Hope no one gets caught with this one.................. :-\ :-\

Sandra

Title: Re: SCAM................Reminder - Council Tax Reduction
Post by: polly50 on Thursday 18 February 21 15:04 GMT (UK)
I had this today. I have deleted and blocked. These scammers are a nuisance  >:(
Title: Re: SCAM................Reminder - Council Tax Reduction
Post by: GrahamSimons on Thursday 18 February 21 15:54 GMT (UK)
Not very well constructed though - HMRC have nothing to do with Council Tax!
Title: Re: SCAM................Reminder - Council Tax Reduction
Post by: *Sandra* on Thursday 18 February 21 15:56 GMT (UK)

There will be some elderly people who won't realise though and get caught in the trap.  :-\

Sandra
Title: Re: SCAM................Reminder - Council Tax Reduction
Post by: Milliepede on Thursday 18 February 21 15:59 GMT (UK)
The word reduction would raise a red flag.  In reality it's the other way round with price increases.