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  3/20/2012, Adar 26, 5772

Knesset Finance Committee Ups Grant for Working Women

The Knesset Finance Committee approved, Tuesday, regulations to streamline the compensation mechanism for women who earn very little via the earned income tax credit.

The committee also secured a budget of 200 million shekels for 2012 to increase the grant to qualifying women by 50 percent, raising the annual grant to NIS 4,500.