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Swiss Want to Solve Tax Problems With U.S. Soon, Minister Says

November 01, 2011

Oct. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Switzerland wants to resolve the dispute with the U.S. on untaxed assets of American account holders in Swiss banks as soon as possible, Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf said at an event in the Swiss capital Bern today.

Any deal with the U.S. would be based on existing agreements and not on new legislation, Widmer-Schlumpf said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Leigh Baldwin in Zurich at lbaldwin3@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Klaus Wille at kwille@bloomberg.net


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