When is a secure email address not secure?
When it is assigned to HMRC
My thanks to the loyal readers (see comments below) who highlighted this issue.
Loyal Reader #1
"I spoke to an Inspector the other day and asked for her gsi e-mail address, only to be told that she couldn't correspond by e-mail "for security reasons". As I remember, "gsi" stands for Government Secure Internet. Form your own conclusions. "
Loyal Reader #2
"I have a gsi address also and have been told that because of data security issues I am not allowed to receive external emails from the public.
This is after we were told to reduce the amount that is printed - when I suggested sending it by email I was told it wasn't a secure method of communication - go figure ..... "
Tax does have to be taxing.
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