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"Absolutely furious": how we all just got screwed by a consulting giant

May 24, 2023   •   18 MIN

If you pay tax, this story will make your blood boil. We explain how PwC, a firm that’s received hundreds of millions of tax payer funds, shared confidential information with corporations trying to pay less tax in Australia.

Find out how this happened and why it took so long to hit the headlines with Carl Rhodes, Professor of Organization Studies at the University of Technology Sydney.



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