Tax Evasion

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Model Bar Rafaeli to settle tax evasion claims in plea bargain

Model Bar Rafaeli to settle tax evasion claims in plea bargain

Israeli model Bar Rafaeli to pay fine, millions in back taxes, while her mother will serve prison sentence in tax evasion plea bargain.David Rosenberg, 09/06/2020 12:19
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
Israeli bank fined $195 mil for helping customers evade US taxes

Israeli bank fined $195 mil for helping customers evade US taxes

Third largest bank in Israel to pay $195 million in fines to US for helping customers evade US taxes.Marcy Oster, JTA, 14/03/2019 10:02
Israel's most famous model to be indicted?

Israel's most famous model to be indicted?

Authorities poised to charge 33-year-old model Bar Refaeli and her parents with tax evasion.AFP, 03/01/2019 18:20
Could Israel face international sanctions over OECD agreement?

Could Israel face international sanctions over OECD agreement?

MK Moshe Gafni refuses to allow OECD anti-corruption agreement to pass unless haredi charities protected from US tax law.Gary Willig, 22/11/2018 18:35
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
Official forges documents, endangering public health

Official forges documents, endangering public health

Licensing official suspected of submitting false documents to Health Ministry pharmaceutical division endangering public safety and health.Mordechai Sones, 30/08/2017 12:37
Haredi man suspected of not reporting 60,000,000 NIS

Haredi man suspected of not reporting 60,000,000 NIS

Authorities arrest Beitar resident on suspicion of supplying fake tax receipts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/06/2017 13:52
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
Tax authorities discover Eilat apartment divided into 6 units

Tax authorities discover Eilat apartment divided into 6 units

Authorities crack down on tax evaders, including homeowners, business owners, and taxi drivers.Netanel Katz, 03/04/2017 14:36
BDS founder arrested

BDS founder arrested

Omar Barghouti, Qatari Arab living in Israel who co-founded the BDS movement, allegedly concealed $700,000 of income.David Rosenberg, 21/03/2017 07:53
Suspicion of tax offenses in 120 garages

Suspicion of tax offenses in 120 garages

Tax offices around country conduct garage review; tax offenses suspected in 120 of 300 tested.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/03/2017 13:48
Tax evasion suspect arrested

Tax evasion suspect arrested

Central Israel resident arrested on suspicion of selling house divided into six apartments while reporting sale of single home.Natanel Katz, 05/03/2017 12:30
Bank Leumi Set to Pay Huge Fine in US Cases

Bank Leumi Set to Pay Huge Fine in US Cases

American officials are likely to demand that Bank Leumi pay as much as NIS 300 million ($80 million) in a money laundering case.Yaakov Levi, 29/10/2014 18:48
Anti-Semitic French Comedian 'Shoots' Bailiff

Anti-Semitic French Comedian 'Shoots' Bailiff

Dieudonne reportedly assaults bailiff who came to collect some of the fines and taxes owed by the comic.Ari Yashar, 22/01/2014 15:40
Turkish Airlines Investigated for Tax Fraud

Turkish Airlines Investigated for Tax Fraud

Turkish Airlines' Israeli office is being investigated for alleged tax evasion amounting to over 1.5 million shekels.Elad Benari, 30/07/2013 05:43
Philanthropist, Oil Trader Marc Rich Dead at 78

Philanthropist, Oil Trader Marc Rich Dead at 78

Jewish philanthropist and oil trader Marc Rich, whose family fled incoming Nazis and as an adult fled US justice untl pardoned, is dead.Chana Ya'ar, 27/06/2013 09:35
US Investigating Israeli Banks in Tax Evasion Case

US Investigating Israeli Banks in Tax Evasion Case

Two Israeli banks have been implicated in a case of tax evasion, in what may become a wide-ranging US investigationDavid Lev, 19/02/2013 22:50
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
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
Uncle Sam Says Pay Up or Don’t Leave for Israel

Uncle Sam Says Pay Up or Don’t Leave for Israel

Moving to Israel? A proposed Congressional bill, if passed into law, would require you to pay back taxes before boarding the plane.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 16/04/2012 15:39