HMRC to text tax credit recipients
HMRC has begun sending text messages to some customers who have put in a claim for tax credits.
The texts will be sent to acknowledge receipt of their claims.
This is part of a pilot that will run for a "short period of time" according to a Revenue spokesman.
HMRC made the announcement on its website earlier today, and added that it already uses SMS in a number of areas and has done so for some time.