may contact customers by email for research reasons on subjects like VAT obligations and National Insurance.
The recorded female voice, which has been sent out countless times and sometimes several times a day to the same number, has nothing to do with HMRC
. The idea is to scare recipients - mostly older people, usually those with no dealings with HMRC
- into phoning what seems to be a London number.
However, instead of secreting malware, the messages were a credential phish seeking to collect personal information under the guise of HMRC
Google made an arrangement last summer with HMRC
to provide office services such as Google Apps and Google Docs to speed up communication between staff and make the tax-gathering operation more efficient.
She has put the foundations in place that will see HMRC
become one of the most digitally-advanced tax authorities in the world.
These powers are already being used and as at March 2015 HMRC
had issued 7,712 notices for payment with a value of PS1.6 billion.
If a practitioner intends to make a disclosure under this campaign, HMRC
has to be notified by December 31, 2013.
should publicly name and shame those who sell or use tax avoidance schemes in order to discourage such activity.
said that one scheme included a loophole that allowed banks to avoid paying corporation tax on profits gained from buying their own debt.
"You should never disclose your personal and/or payment information in reply to an email that may look like it''s from HMRC
, you may well be revealing your details to a fraudulent website."
The contract was awarded to Brand-Rex in 2003 and cabling installation has been completed this year - Brand-Rex worked with Dimension Data, an installation partner, to overturn a previous selection by HMRC
. Brand-Rex said the companies had demonstrated a more robust and financially viable design solution than the alternative cabling company.