On 4 June 2020, the Sydney Morning Herald posted an article by journalists: By Charlotte Grieve and Samantha Hutchinson, entitled ‘ATO launches legal action against accounting giant PwC, meat processor JBS’ which is about litigation the ATO has commenced against a meet processing company: JBS Australia, including against PWC Legal for claims of ‘Legal Professional Privilege’ (LPP). More generally the ATO says that big 4 accounting firms have made‘excessive using LPP to withhold facts or evidence or to make false and misleading statements that could conceal fraud or lead to tax evasion’.

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[Tax Month – June 2020]

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