ATO warns of phone scam

More than 40,000 people contacted in 2019 so far According to assistant commissioner Gavin Siebert, scammers are using “Robocall” technology to issue pre-recorded phone calls that impersonate legitimate phone numbers of the ATO. While the Tax Office issued an alert about the phone scam last year, and another in February this year about “spoofing” or…

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Beware of refund scams, says Tax Commissioner

The Tax Commissioner today [Wed 10.8.2011] warned communities in Western Australia about a scam doing the rounds and encouraged victims of the scam to make contact with the ATO. He said the ATO is seeing the scam appearing mainly in Indigenous Communities, with victims told they will receive a “sorry payment from Kevin Rudd” or…

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