Eilat Shuts Its Doors to Protest SalesTax

The Red Sea resort of Eilat will block entrances to the city next week to protest a government plan to impose a new sales tax. Chana Ya'ar, 4/11/2013, 4:04 PM

Gov't Approves Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts

The government on Monday passed a sweeping measure to tighten Israel's belt at a time when the world is facing another financial crisis.Chana Ya'ar, 7/30/2012, 9:14 PM

Fischer: Time to Pay Up; VAT Must Rise 1%

Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer on Wednesday declared his support for raising Israel's Value Added Tax (VAT) by at least 1%David Lev, 5/24/2012, 2:56 PM

PM Netanyahu: Good Defense Costs Money

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has scaled down a tax hike on gasoline, but warns the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system costs money.Chana Ya'ar, 4/1/2012, 3:58 PM