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Tax scammer alert

If you are not sure if an ATO interaction is genuine, please do not reply to it.

Should you have any concerns, please contact our office directly, or alternatively you can call the ATO on 1800 008 540 to check if the contact was legitimate or to report a scam.

If you receive an SMS or email from the ATO that you think is fraudulent, report it by sending an email to reportemailfraud@ato.gov.au .

If you receive an SMS or email that looks like it’s from myGov but it contains a link or appears suspicious, email reportascam@servicesaustralia.gov.au .

Some latest alerts from the ATO include:

  • July 2022 – tax refund SMS scams 
  • June 2022 – 2022 tax lodgement email scam
  • April 2022 – fake TFN/ABN application scams
  • February 2022 SMS and email scams – cryptocurrency

For more information regarding any of the alerts above, please refer to https://www.ato.gov.au/general/online-services/identity-security/scam-alerts/#Latestalerts

Scammers are constantly developing new ways to steal from the community and will often try to take advantage of people when they are most vulnerable.

We can all help stop scammers in their tracks by warning your family and friends to stay alert.

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