Israel Tax Authority Banks to inform Tax Authority on customers' foreign investments

Israelis investing abroad no longer need inform the Tax Authority about such investments in advance, instead the banks will provide data about overseas payments.

Avigdor Liberman  photo: Tamar Matsafi Liberman requests NIS 4.8b more for defense

Minister of Defense Avigdor Liberman: Major and dramatic change in the region entails reopening the accord on defense spending.  

Benjamin Netanyahu  photo: Reuters The assault on clean government

The bill to neuter Israel's State Comptroller is the latest in a series of attacks on the state's watchdogs, observes Tal Schneider.

Israel Tax Authority Israel Tax Authority makes claiming disabled child credits easier

Parents of disabled children need no longer apply to Income Tax Offices or present medical certificates.

Ashdod desalination  plant Photo: Naftali Hilgar Gov't buys more desalinated water as rains seen failing again

With Israel facing a fifth successive drought year, the desalination plants are stepping up output.

New NIS 100 bill New shekel bills to be issued next week

The red NIS 20 bill and orange NIS 100 bill will be issued on Thursday, reports the Bank of Israel.

Growth Photo: Shutterstock Israel's economy grew at 4.1% in Q3

GDP jumped impressively last quarter after rising at annual rates of only 2.5% in the second quarter and 0.9% in the first quarter.

inflation CPI up 0.3% in October, home prices still rising

Price inflation has climbed to 0.6% since the start of 2017, the Central Bureau of Statistics reports.

Shekels Photo: Shutterstock Shekel gains against dollar ahead of Oct CPI reading

The shekel continues to weaken against the euro as figures show that growth in the eurozone outstripped US growth in the third quarter.

Teddy Sagi Teddy Sagi invests NIS 40m in Alltrade

Alltrade, which dominates Israel's electronic recycling industry, has canceled its planned TASE IPO.

JNF Photo: Eli Yitzhar Last-minute compromise averts JNF taxation bill

JNF chairman Danny Atar agreed contributions to the state budget.

Ayelet Shaked  photo: Ilya Melnikov Israel close to visa waiver agreement with US

Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked: We have found the balance between protecting the privacy of Israeli citizens and US requirements.

Moshe Asher Photo: Eyal Yizhar Tax Authority toughens rules on Israelis relocating abroad

Even Israelis residing overseas for three years are being required to pay tax in Israel on their income during that period.

Zion Kenan  photo: Tamar Matzapi Hapoalim probes sexual harassment complaints

After the criticism of Bank Hapoalim's handling of the affair with Zion Kenan, it appears the bank is trying to learn lessons from the event.

Dalton Conley Photo: PR "Genetic inequality is increasing"

Princeton University's Prof. Dalton Conley tells "Globes" that understanding the interaction between genetics and environment will start a social revolution.

Israel Post online trade parcels center  photo: PR Expecting a package from abroad? It may have been wrecked

Intruders broke in to Israel Post's online trade sorting center causing extensive damage.

Avi Nissenkorn Photo: Avshalom Sassoni Histadrut declares work dispute over nursing care insurance

Economic sanctions can begin in two weeks, including in Israel's state education system.

Bank of Israel  photo; Ariel Yeruzolimsky Israel's foreign exchange reserves keep climbing

The Bank of Israel purchased $260 million in foreign currency in October as the reserves reached a new record.

Gambling Photo: Reuters Israel Tax Authority targets poker pros

The potential income of Israel's professional poker players varies from hundreds of thousands to millions of shekels a year.

Wind farm photo: Orly Ginnosar Galilee residents fear wind farms will dwarf landscape

Power plants and renewable energy farms are replacing agriculture throughout Israel.

ID Metal Works from Karmiel Photo: Courtesy ID Metal Works Cos face ruin as gov't wants investment grants repaid

ID Metal Works from Karmiel is among many Israeli companies that claim the government is dealing them a lethal blow.

Yaron Daniely Photo: Yonatan Bloom Yissum CEO seeks to connect academia and industry

Dr. Yaron Daniely reveals that Yissum gave Hebrew University over NIS 800 million in research funds, royalties, and shares over the past decade.

Israel Innovation Authority Photo: PR Israel to double number of high-tech employees

The Israel Innovation Authority's annual report includes an operational plan for doubling the proportion of high-tech employees in the workforce over the next decade. 

Kahlon, Netanyahu  photo: Flash 90 Netanyahu, Kahlon fight proxy war over the disabled

Moshe Kahlon wants the disabled pension linked to future rises in the minimum wage while Benjamin Netanyahu does not.

Prof Michal Schwartz photo: Rami Zarnegar "Lady Globes" Woman of the Year: Prof. Michal Schwartz

The Weizmann Institute researcher's groundbreaking research on Alzheimer's Disease is leading to new treatment for it.

Prof. Leo Leiderman Photo: Ella Faust Leo Leiderman warns on "addiction to money"

Bank Hapoalim's chief economic advisor warns on the low interest money that central banks are injecting into the financial markets.

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