Scammers may send emails pretending to be from IRAS and ask for your personal information or threaten you with bank account closure. Do not click on any links in these emails. 

Here's what you need to know:  

  • How Scammers Use Fraudulent Links 
When you click on the links in scam emails, you may be led to a spoofed IRAS or bank website that asks for your personal information. Scammers use this information for identity fraud or to download malware onto your device. 

Sometimes, the links also download malware such as viruses, ransomware, spyware or adware on your device.

  • How to Protect Yourself  
Never give out your personal or banking details to anyone. Update your contact details with Singpass and enable notifications to be alerted of suspicious log-ins. 

  • What’s Legit from IRAS? 
IRAS will never ask for your confidential information via email. Check that the sender's email address ends with to ensure it's legitimate. 

If you receive a suspicious email, do not click on any links or give out any information. Report the email to IRAS and delete it immediately.

Stay safe by being vigilant and verifying the authenticity of any email claiming to be from IRAS. Remember, IRAS will never ask for your confidential information via email.

Screenshots showing samples of scam emails: 

Screenshot of phishing email sent to Propnex_14Nov2023

Screenshot showing scam email on notice of assessment_3Nov2023


    Scam stamp certificate email_31Oct2023


    Scam email notice bearing with MAS and IRAS logo_31Oct2023


    Screenshot of phishing scam on Property Tax notice_26Oct2023

    Screenshot image of scam email on tax reimbursement_19Oct23


    Image showing scam email seeking payment for ABSD

    Scam email on tax refund