The Inland revenue have issued a warning to the public after they were alerted to phishing scam that is being sent via email and text.
The scam which requires a person to enter personal details has been reportedly doing the rounds in recent weeks.
In announcement the Inland Revenue say they would never directly text or email a member of the public requesting that they provide their personal details.
It is believed the would be scammers send a text/email containing the following “Dear Taxpayer, your refund is now available”.
The scammers also provide a link to a dud Revenue website which prompts a user to enter their personal details.
The Inland Revenue have warned the public never to provide their details to a third party website and if they receive such a message they should delete it immediately and contact their local Revenue office.