The Internal Revenue Service announced Tuesday it has withdrawn the John Doe Summons in the UBS AG scandal in which the U.S. demanded that the company hand over the names of Americans with secret offshore accounts.
“We are taking this action in light of our success in obtaining the account holder information we sought through the summons and obtained under the August 2009 agreement with the Swiss government and UBS,” IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman said Tuesday in a press statement. “We appreciate the help and assistance of the Swiss government and UBS during this process.”
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