Category: Israeli Personal Tax Planning

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Apr2017
In most countries, taxpayers know when is their deadline for filing tax returns.  Not in Israel. Monthly Reporting Deadlines: Accountancy circles have recently been buzzing with excitement and trepidation. Most businesses are required to file monthly/bimonthly tax and VAT returns by the 15th day after the end of each month or bimonthly ... Read More

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Mar2017

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Mar2017

26

Feb2017
They say confession is good for the soul. It is also good for the Treasury. Israeli tax law now requires disclosure of reportable actions, reportable opinions and reportable positions to the Israeli Tax Authority. On December 26, 2016 the Israeli Tax Authority (ITA) published the first batch of reportable positions – ... Read More

01

Feb2017
Israel is a lot less taxing than it used to be - and a bit less than many other countries. Following is a summary of the Israeli rates and tax brackets for 2017.   Businesses: The regular company tax rate is 24% The  regular dividend tax rate is 30%-33% for ... Read More

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Dec2016
The Israeli Supreme Court has just ruled how to translate foreign securities investment dealings by Israeli resident individuals into Shekels. The result is complex and may affect your Israeli tax bill significantly if you are Israeli resident. Background In 2003, Israeli residents began reporting and paying ... Read More

21

Dec2016
 The start-up nation offers investors a tax break for investing in its hi-tech startups. The original 2011 version was unsuccessful as too many conditions had to be met. So on January 20, the Knesset passed an amendment aimed at making things a little easier. It is tucked ... Read More

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Dec2016
The current tax regime for Olim took effect on January 1, 2007 pursuant to Amendments Section 168 and 197 to the Income Tax Ordinance. Consequently, there is now an exemption for Israeli tax purposes for ten years to new residents and senior returning residents (lived abroad ten ... Read More

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Dec2016
Once upon a time, there was complete bank secrecy in Switzerland and elsewhere. Not any more. Now a new age of transparency is dawning and it may be time to come clean before getting cleaned up. The international backdrop: The US is starting to implement the ... 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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