Category: General Business

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Sep2017
Leon Harris As part of the Israeli budget law for 2017 and 2018, the tax on dividends paid by companies to material shareholders was reduced to 25% in certain circumstances. But the deadline for doing so is October 1, 2017 The dividend tax change accompanies other ... Read More

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Jul2017
If you buy the shares of an Israeli hitech company and think you are buying the technology too, think again.  The Israeli merger and acquisition (M&A) scene just took a turn for the worse. An Israeli Court has ruled that double Israeli tax applies if a purchaser ... Read More

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Mar2017

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Mar2017

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Dec2016

Your Taxes: Saving the planet

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December 28, 2016
Israel has just passed tax incentives for renewable energy and the OECD has pronounced on finance for energy saving investment. This follows the Paris Agreement of December 2015, in which 195 countries adopted an action plan to avoid dangerous climate change by limiting global warming to below ... Read More

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Dec2016
 The Israeli tax Authority has just published a ruling which clarifies when zero rate VAT applies to medical tourism.  (Ruling 7369/16 of June 2, 2016)   The facts of the case: The Ruling addresses a generic situation in which an Israeli doctor, registered for Israeli VAT purpose as an ... Read More

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Dec2016

Your Taxes: Brexit Special

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December 21, 2016
Our take on Brexit is nothing happened Instead there is already a new sheriff in town for Britain, Israel and over 100 other countries - the OECD. See our recent May 31 article: http://www.jpost.com/Business-and-Innovation/Your-Taxes-New-sheriff-in-Israel-455581 The case for the UK staying in the EU was ... Read More

21

Dec2016
Starting a business is no picnic, so you should always write a business plan. This will include basic things like goals, competitive advantage, marketing, operations, finance, legal protection, risk management and timing. Not to mention tax planning. Here's a few more macro level tips to consider. 1. ... Read More

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Dec2016
The Israeli tax Authority (ITA) and Swiss Finance Ministry signed on November 27 a declaration of intent regarding the exchange of information about financial accounts. The aim is to enhance cooperation regarding the supply of information, “egalitarian enforcement” of taxation in Israel, truthful tax payment and limit black ... Read More

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Dec2016
The Israeli Tax Authority has just issued a tough tax ruling dealing with taxing a foreign company on profits from clients in Israel (6631/16). The Facts of the Ruling: According to the Ruling, Company X is a company resident in a country that has no tax treaty with Israel (perhaps offshore). It ... Read More

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