Tax Related Scam Alerts

If you receive an email or phone call from someone suggesting they are from the ATO, please check their credentials first. The latest round of tax scams involve impersonators demanding cryptocurrency (such as Bitcoin and Altcoins) as a form of tax debt payment. Similar scams involve direct payment to third party bank accounts, paying for tax debts with iTunes cards and prepaid Visa gift cards. The ATO have now provided a handy reference check that keeps growing with new scams daily. Please check it at Tax Scam Alerts