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The cigarettes that made Aliyah

The cigarettes that made Aliyah

New immigrant caught with 19 suitcases filled to the brim with only cigarettes, attempting to avoid customs tax.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/08/2019 10:49
The simple worker and the worker who didn't know how to register

The simple worker and the worker who didn't know how to register

Income tax operation in Gush Dan area found 14 out of 46 business owners had not recorded any income.Mordechai Sones, 16/07/2019 17:14
Falafel for one shekel

Falafel for one shekel

Tax authorities pounce on falafel stand owner who recorded every purchase as worth a single shekel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/05/2019 16:52
Suspect who hid over a million NIS in apartment arrested

Suspect who hid over a million NIS in apartment arrested

Elderly suspect who held 1.5 million shekels in different currencies arrested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2019 14:05
Israel to compensate victims of 'kite terrorism'

Israel to compensate victims of 'kite terrorism'

State of Israel to compensate farmers from Gaza Belt whose fields were damaged by firebomb kites flown from Gaza.Reut Hadar, 02/05/2018 02:36
French tax authority denies accusation it targeted Jews

French tax authority denies accusation it targeted Jews

Globes report says French DGFiP has a unit dedicated to targeting French Jews.JTA, 02/01/2018 19:04
Tax evader: 'It slipped between my fingers'

Tax evader: 'It slipped between my fingers'

Israel Tax Authority conducts audits among businesses using computer software to manage accounts. 40% did not record income.Mordechai Sones, 22/11/2017 14:53
Israel to import 560 tons of honey ahead of holidays

Israel to import 560 tons of honey ahead of holidays

In efforts to avoid shortage during holidays, Finance Minister approves tax exemption for honey imports.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2017 13:16
Taxi driver gets 18 months in prison for tax evasion

Taxi driver gets 18 months in prison for tax evasion

Taxi driver doesn't report taxes for seven years, gets 18 months in prison.Shlomo Pyotrovsky, 05/06/2017 13:40
State recognizes nine fires as terror arson

State recognizes nine fires as terror arson

The tax authorities publishes list of 9 communities which suffered from hostile acts or war damage from intentional arson attacks.Arutz Sheva, 29/11/2016 08:23
Tax Authority erases note about 'avrech' suspect

Tax Authority erases note about 'avrech' suspect

Aguda MK to Tax Authority: It's not acceptable to encourage negative stereotypes.Haim Lev, 23/09/2016 13:28
Tax Authority to crack down on rabbis

Tax Authority to crack down on rabbis

Tax Authority releases new regulations declaring rabbinical, kabbalistic services to be taxed as businesses.Matt Wanderman, 02/02/2016 13:57
Bar Refaeli under investigation for tax evasion

Bar Refaeli under investigation for tax evasion

Tax Authority allows release of millionaire supermodel under restrictive conditions.Cynthia Blank, 17/12/2015 13:52
Security Force Retrieves Tax Cheat Who Ran to PA

Security Force Retrieves Tax Cheat Who Ran to PA

Israeli Arab who tried to get out of paying millions in taxes by absconding to Palestinian Authority was retrieved, and sent to jail.Moshe Cohen, 19/07/2015 18:50
Tax Obligations for U.S. Citizens Abroad

Tax Obligations for U.S. Citizens Abroad

How to fulfill U.S. tax obligations from overseas, and Money Girl’s guide to finance.Doug Goldstein, 31/03/2015 02:12
Bank of Israel Seeks Major Tax Raise

Bank of Israel Seeks Major Tax Raise

Israel is in the budgetary hole for NIS 18 billion (over $4 billion) – and the only way out, say the Bank of Israel, is to raise taxes.Yaakov Levi , 04/02/2015 18:18
Lapid: No Economic Limits on Gaza Operation

Lapid: No Economic Limits on Gaza Operation

'There is no price for the safety of the citizens of Israel,' Finance Minister Yair Lapid reassures the public.Hezki Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 14/07/2014 15:55
Drought Declared in the Negev

Drought Declared in the Negev

Farmers to receive compensation for poor crop yield; sections in the North also affected.Yedidya Ben-Or, 01/06/2014 16:15
Lawsuit: Tax Authority Rules Favor Gays

Lawsuit: Tax Authority Rules Favor Gays

A class-action lawsuit against the Tax Authority seeks damages over 'heterosexual discrimination,' providing gays with extra tax benefits.Moshe Cohen, 28/04/2014 00:13
Tax Officials Nab Underwear Diamond Smuggler

Tax Officials Nab Underwear Diamond Smuggler

In their efforts to collect taxes, workers of the Israel Tax Authority allow nothing to stand in their way – not even a pair of underwear.Yaakov Levi , 10/04/2014 12:07
Tax Officials: Driving School Mogul Hid Millions

Tax Officials: Driving School Mogul Hid Millions

By keeping two sets of books and with his mother's help, the owner of a chain of driving schools hid millions in income, officials said.David Lev, 16/03/2014 20:03
'Bug' Store in Airport Closed

'Bug' Store in Airport Closed

The duty free branch of the electronics chain store, "Bug", has now been closed due to fraud allegations over the last three years.Kochava Rozenbaum , 22/08/2013 17:58
Is 'Snitching' to the Tax Authorities a Sin?

Is 'Snitching' to the Tax Authorities a Sin?

A major Jewish legal debate is shaping up over the permissibility of “snitching” to the tax authorities.David Lev, 20/02/2013 00:46
Israel Fights Black Market with ‘Justice Hotline’

Israel Fights Black Market with ‘Justice Hotline’

The Tax Authority’s ‘Justice hotline’ proves a success with 3,000 tips in one week. The goal: to put an end to the black market.Maayana Miskin, 13/02/2013 00:15
New Way to Make Money: Informing on Tax Cheats

New Way to Make Money: Informing on Tax Cheats

The Tax Authority is making it easier for Israelis to “rat out” tax cheats, and raising the rewards for Israelis who do soDavid Lev, 13/11/2012 01:46
Tax Collectors Seeking 'Under the Table' Cash

Tax Collectors Seeking 'Under the Table' Cash

The Tax Authority is set to recommend legal changes that would increase their ability to collect taxes on money that currently is unreportedDavid Lev, 21/06/2012 15:19
Tax Authority Probes Justice Minister

Tax Authority Probes Justice Minister

Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman is expected to be summoned for a hearing to clarify his fianances for tax authorities.Gabe Kahn., 28/02/2012 21:15
The Tax Man Comes Knocking - Let's Get it Right!

The Tax Man Comes Knocking - Let's Get it Right!

As a service, A7 brings you frequently asked questions (and answers) in this period of major tax changes & the Income Tax Amnesty. Jeff Broide, CPA, 24/02/2012 11:18