Fortunately I don't bank with ABSA, making this dead easy to spot as a scam email. However, if you do bank with ABSA, the only immediate clue without digging a bit deeper is - why is ABSA contacting me about a tax refund from SARS?
Tax Refund Notification
After the calculations of your fiscal activity for last year, we have determined that you are eligible to receive a tax refund of R 13,182.52 ZAR. Please download and submit the tax refund request and allow 2-3 days in order to process it.
DOWNLOAD <*shortened URL provided in scam mail removed*> to submit your tax refund request
Note : A refund can be delayed a variety of reasons, for example submitting invalid records or applying after deadline.
Absa Bank .