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Tax on plastic bags to be expanded?

Coalition MKs propose bill to expand tax on plastic shopping bags to apply to all stores, include other types of bags as well.

Tax on plastic bags to be expanded?

How to find great accountants in Israel

How can you find the accountant you need in Israel?

How to find great accountants in Israel

Liberman: Cerain taxes will be raised for different economic goals

Finance Minister: "This is the most social and revolutionary budget in memory."

Liberman: Some taxes will be raised for different economic goals

Price of sweetened drinks to rise

Finance Min. Liberman will add tax on sweetened drinks, in effort to 'reduce excess morbidity,' report says.

Price of sweetened drinks to rise

Fictitious Invoices

The Israeli Tax Authority is taking actions to escalate its war against unreported capital and fictitious invoices.

Fictitious Invoices

Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Every year, 165,000 children worldwide die due to secondhand smoke - and a whopping 20% of all cancer cases are linked to smoking.

Smoking kills someone every 4 seconds

Supreme Court to equalize tax for cigarettes and rolling tobacco

Judges order Finance Minister to immediately impose equal purchase tax on rolling tobacco and ordinary cigarettes.

Supreme Court to equalize tax for cigarettes and rolling tobacco

Bill taxing restitution money would cost Czech Jews $2 million

Bill passed by Czech Lower House proposes taxing compensation to Jews, churches whose property was seized by Nazis, Communists.

Bill taxing restitution money would cost Czech Jews $2 million

Protesters riot against fuel tax in Paris

Tear gas, water cannon, smoke grenades: Protesters gather in streets of Paris to demonstrate against planned fuel tax.

Protesters riot against fuel tax in Parisplayer

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

MK Yehuda Glick hunger strikes until Finance Minister imposes rolling tobacco tax. 'I can no longer say my hands didn't spill this blood.'

MK begins hunger strike to raise tobacco tax

How many US citizens will benefit from Trump's tax reform?

How many Americans will be getting higher paychecks because of tax reform?

How many US citizens will benefit from Trump's tax reform?

Haredi MK: No acquisition tax for purchasers of second apartment

MK Maklev suggests exempting from acquisition tax those purchasing second apartment if first apartment's construction is at a standstill.

Haredi MK: No acquisition tax for purchasers of second apartment

Israel to raise property tax by 2.18%

As average salary rises, Israel's property taxes rise to keep up.

Israel to raise property tax by 2.18%

Finance Minister announces massive tax cuts

Finance Minister announces exemptions on import taxes for range of items including cosmetics, electric appliances, clothing, and shoes.

Finance Minister announces massive tax cuts

Israel to tax Google, Facebook within a year

Israel Tax Authority plans to tax international tech giants 'within the year,' EU works on similar legislation.

Israel to tax Google, Facebook within a year

Finance Minister: We're about to lower taxes

Moshe Kahlon says he plans to return money to weaker sectors, plans to lower taxes.

Finance Minister: We're about to lower taxes

Regev doubles Olympic prize money after heavy tax

After Sports Minister Miri Regev failed to cancel tax on Olympic prize money, she searched for other options to reward her athletes.

Sports Minister doubles prize for those suffering Olympic tax

Israel to tax global online companies

Tax Authority to charge VAT on local sales by international-based online firms such as Google and Facebook. Fair, or bad for business?

Israel to tax global online companies

UN Demands Israel Unfreeze PA Taxes

Security Council joins US and EU condemning Israel - not PA - in aftermath of Oslo breach at ICC, while Arab league plans new UN resolution.

UN Demands Israel Unfreeze PA Taxes

Rabbis: Paying Taxes a Mitzvah – And an Honor

Rabbinic group declares importance of paying taxes, and rejects link of gender segregation, religiosity.

Rabbis: Paying Taxes a Mitzvah – And an Honor

Gas Price to Drop by 0.43 Shekels per Liter

Gas prices to drop by 5.48 percent beginning Monday night.

Gas Price to Drop by 0.43 Shekels per Liter

Housing Prices Up by 100%, Activists Blame Bibi

Activist blames the Prime Minister for skyrocketing price of housing. ‘Homeowners in huge debt, nothing left to live on.’

Housing Prices Up 100% in Seven Years, Activists Blame Netanyahu

‘Why Does Israel Want Me to Divorce?’

Businesswoman asks why couples in business together are punished for being married.

‘Why Does Israel Want Me to Divorce?’

Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’

Labor head attacks Netanyahu over his ‘no new taxes’ plan, warns life in Israel will be ‘financial chaos, social hell.’

Labor Head: Netanyahu Planning ‘Welfare Hell’

U.S.: Deal Reached to Avert 'Fiscal Cliff'

The White House and top Republicans have struck a deal to avert huge New Year tax hikes and spending cuts known as the "fiscal cliff".

U.S.: Deal Reached to Avert 'Fiscal Cliff'

Synagogue, Day School Building Seized by IRS

A building that houses a synagogue and Jewish day school in Massachusetts has reportedly been seized by the Internal Revenue Service.

Massachusetts Synagogue, Day School Building Seized by IRS

US Aiming at Israeli Banks

Swiss branches of two Israeli banks have been indicted by the U.S. government for allegedly helping Americans conceal offshore assets.

US Aiming at Israeli Banks