- The committee warned that HM Revenue & Customs was engaged in a "battle it cannot win" in seeking to stem the losses to the Exchequer from tax avoidance.
- It has far fewer resources than the big four accountancy firms
- They employ almost 9,000 staff and earn £2 billion a year from their tax work in the UK
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