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Local Government: May 25, 2012

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Despite a law passed over a year ago and  implemented by directives that partially exempt senior citizens who move from disability allowance to old age allowance from municipal taxes, municipalities unlawfully charge senior citizens the full rate.

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May 20th, 2012 at 9:23 am

Political: February 22, 2012

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The Knesset passed on preliminary reading a draft law that would grant tax exemption to donations made to associations which “encourage settlement.”  The bill’s sponsor, MK Ze’ev Elkin (Likud), said during the debate that the tax break would apply mainly to organizations supporting communities in the Negev and the Galilee, but was attacked by opposition parties who said the bill was intended to promote investments in settlement in the West Bank.

 

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February 22nd, 2012 at 11:18 pm

Closed Society: December 9, 2011

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The Israel Tax Authority told the Peres Center for Peace they could receive tax exemptions on donations only on the condition that they canceled a project for the medical training of doctors from the Gaza Strip in Israeli hospitals. As a result of the demand, which was given in writing a year and a half ago, the center decided to suspend its application for the tax break.

 

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December 9th, 2011 at 11:41 pm