Big 4 Firms Halt Political Giving, Call for Unity After Attack

Jan. 13, 2021, 9:08 PM

The four largest U.S. accounting firms all have suspended political contributions to at least some federal officer holders, and are calling for unity as a new administration is set to take office next week.

The statements come several days after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol. The Big Four join companies such as Microsoft Corp., Coca-Cola Co., and JPMorgan Chase & Co. in pausing political donations in the wake of the attack, which interrupted efforts to certify the presidential election.

  • Ernst & Young LLP and Deloitte each issued a broad moratorium on giving. KPMG LLP and PwC LLP said ...

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