June 17th, 2011

Fake HMRC emails surge

HMRC have warned to expect an increase in ‘phishing’ emails in the run up to tax credits being renewed. Typically the scam will indicate a tax refund is due before requesting credit or debit card details. HMRC have confirmed they only ever contact customers who are due a tax refund by post. If you receive such an email we’d advise you to delete it and if still in doubt – ask us.

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John manages a wide portfolio of owner managed businesses and oversees the smooth operation of the firm’s payroll department.

After obtaining his degree in mathematics from the University of Liverpool, John joined Jonathan Ford & Co in 2004 and qualified as a chartered accountant four years later. John likes to keep abreast of developments in tax and accounting and is responsible for the mentoring of junior staff.

Outside of work, John enjoys powerlifting and is a Liverpool FC season ticket holder.

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