Kent County Council Trading Standards is warning the public of fraudsters who are telephoning to tell them they are in the wrong council tax bracket and are owed a rebate of around £6,000.
Scammers will ask for an up-front fee of around £65 in order to process the payment, but no rebate will be issued.
You can check your council tax band for free by contacting the Valuation Office Agency
For advice and to report issues to KCC Trading Standards contact Citizens Advice consumer service on 03454 04 05 06
Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
Kent County Council Trading Standards 15th January 2016