No Mails for Refunds Issued From Income Tax Department
Information has been received from several quarters that people are receiving electronic mails informing them of their income-tax refunds and seeking their credit card details. The e-mail is sent from the following or similar mailing addresses.
It is clarified that the Income Tax Department does not send e-mails regarding refunds and doses not seek any information regarding credit cards of taxpayers.
Taxpayers are, therefore, cautioned that they should not respond to such mails and if they do so it would be at their risk and responsibility.
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Tuesday, October 06, 2009