The Big Four aren't to blame

Mark Littlewood featured on the Today programme

Mark Littlewood was featured on the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 during a report on corporate tax avoidance. Whilst the report criticised the Big Four financial firms, KPMG, Deloitte, Ernst & Young and PWC, Mark Littlewood argued that it was wrong to blame these companies for helping multi-national businesses to avoid corporate tax.

If the State draws up a tax rulebook as complicated as in the UK, then it is right, proper and sensible for tax companies to work through the ambiguous, grey areas, so as to reduce their tax liability, Littlewood said.

Listen to the full report here. Segment starts at 1:40.28.

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