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Eilat Shuts Its Doors to Protest SalesTax

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, 11/04/2013 16:04
Gov't Approves Tax Hikes, Spending Cuts

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, 30/07/2012 21:14
Fischer: Time to Pay Up; VAT Must Rise 1%

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, 24/05/2012 14:56
PM Netanyahu: Good Defense Costs Money

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, 01/04/2012 15:58