AccountingWEB members have warned about scam self assessment submission emails being sent following the submission of tax returns.
HMRC confirmed that the emails are identical to a scam they have been notified of.
According to members, the emails are sent from a legitimate looking email address ending in gateway.gov.uk and include a ZIP file and a reference number. When accessed as a website. the gateway.gov.uk website bears the Gov.uk logo but is in fact a fake site.
The emails state the self assessment submissions were received but were not...