The National Scam Awareness Week was actually last week. However conversations with clients and others revealed just how exposed we all are. It should also be said that being aware and protecting oneself from scams is an ongoing task and not just and activity for last week.
That said, one can largely protect themselves through just common sense, awareness up-to-date software and scanning programs.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has a terrific homepage.
You can learn more about the various types of scams at
You can read the latest news and alerts at
You can also view their tools and resources page at
And from accounting perspective, always remember the ATO is not in a ring and ask you for personal details nor ask you to pay a debt immediately over the phone.
We are also happy to recommend an IT specialist to set up and monitor your computer system.
At MRS, we will spend today planning for your success.