With a week to go until the self-assessment tax deadline, scammers posing as HMRC are using the looming tax deadline to trick people into transferring money, it is important that you are vigilant and act with caution.

HMRC has published a checklist which can help people identify whether a phone call, email or text message is genuine. Click here to view.

If you have received a suspicious message, email or phone call from HMRC please use the online form to report it, email phishing@hmrc.gov.uk or forward your suspicious text message to 60599.