To resolve a long-standing tax dispute, the Swiss government has outlined a plan that would allow banks to give some confidential data to the U.S. Under a deal facing a parliamentary vote in June, Swiss banks would still be barred from releasing names of account holders and account details until the U.S. ratifies a tax treaty with Switzerland. Until then, Swiss banks would be allowed to give the U.S. other data that would help authorities track down tax evaders who are hiding undeclared assets in Switzerland.

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