CBIC IT Department Warns Against Fake GST Refund Messages

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) and the Income Tax department warned taxpayers not to reply or to click links in the fake messages on GST Refunds. The board asked the people to be careful with any tax refund message. Fraudsters may also pose as tax officials and can send a fake email asking to urgently verify or update the account.

Updated: May 04, 2020 17:01 IST

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CBIC IT Department Warns Against Fake GST Refund Messages

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC): GST Refunds

The union government decided to fast track income and GST refunds to help taxpayers during the lockdown period. CBIC officially tweeted as "Taxpayers Beware !!! Please do not click on any fake link which promises to give refund. These are phishing messages and are not sent by CBIC or @Infosys_GSTN. Visit http://gst.gov.in  for online filings related to GST #IndiaFightsCorona #StaySafe

IT Department Tweeted

The income-tax department warned taxpayers not to click on any fake links which promise to give a refund.