Contact your local friendly tax office directly
Will they actually pick up the phone?
As the tax year rolls over into 2019/20, cybercrims have started belching out phishing emails and tax-themed malware, according to infosec researchers. Proofpoint, one of those companies which keeps a close eye on the world of online badness, "observed the expected seasonal increase in tax-themed campaigns" as Q4FY19 clicked …
Is to refuse to give your email address to HMRC. That way, any email which arrives in your inbox purporting to be from HMRC is obviously fraudulent.
You are not obliged to have email, and they should not be able to demand it. If they need to contact you, they should be made to do so by snail mail. Not that snail mail is secure, but the crooks have to go to a lot more effort for less payback....
Frankly I wish other financial/tax websites would similarly revert (in their case) to simple html.
Super +1 this the amount of junk that my bank loads on the login page is obscene.
I hope sometime soon such dependency on JS in secured areas is fingered in a massive GDPR fine to wake up orgs that handle such sensitive data to the security disaster they are creating.
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