Council Tax: Reduction scam email circulates as Britons warned to stay alert | Personal Finance | Finance


Council Tax is usually paid by those who are 18 or over and own or rent their home. A full bill is based on at least two adults living together in a home, and must be paid at regular intervals. As a tax, many people will be looking for legal ways to reduce their bill, and as such, may be at risk of falling for a new scam.

The scam is circulating via email, and informs Britons they could be set for a significant refund which will put money back in their pockets.

The email reads: “We would like to inform you that you still have an outstanding tax refund of £1782.39 from an over-payment.

“You can get your refund fast, straight into your…

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