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Foreigners Exempt from Israeli Tax

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What are the tax ramifications of investing in Israeli stocks and bonds? In this article, we’ll explore the ins and outs of taxation on capital gains, dividends and interest for foreign investors and for Israelis. As with any capital market investing, there are different types of income resulting from your …

The Upcoming Dollar Crisis

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The dramatic events of the global sub-prime crisis, credit crunch, ensuing tumble of home prices and the stock market in 2008/2009 have damaged many families’ financial situation, shaken their confidence, and caused much anxiety regarding their financial future. Our natural ability to adapt, however, makes us more inclined to “adjust” …

Israel Financial Update: March 2011

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In surprising economic news, Israel’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose 7.8% in the fourth quarter of 2010 (5.4% in 2010). The Shekel continues to strengthen against the dollar, gaining another 1% in February, 2011. Israeli investment account holders enjoyed this benefits as their holdings are in Shekels. Israeli stocks continue …