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Fake reminder from Tax Administration

23 November 2018

Have you received a message from the Netherlands Tax Administration? If you have, be on your guard, because there are many fake emails doing the rounds, all purporting to come from the tax office. Most of these messages inform recipients of failing to pay their 2016 or 2017 taxes.

Here’s an example (click to enlarge):

Please ignore this or any similar message. The Netherlands Tax Administration never send email messages about late payments. It would certainly not include any account numbers or hyperlinks. Messages about tax arrears will be sent to your online personal letterbox (Berichtenbox) at

Our advice
Please forward such emails to before deleting them from your inbox.