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A young Israeli-born woman decided to return to her homeland and become an entrepreneur. Tamar Schapira-Bernstein proves that dreams can come true.
By ELEANOR COHEN
Resignation reportedly due to Finance Ministry efforts, without consulting board, to establish recovery plan to restore HMO’s financial health.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
Study released Wednesday found that 80% of Israeli households "could not make ends meet."
By NIV ELIS
The Histadrut has campaigned on raising the minimum wage from NIS 4,300 a month to NIS 5,300 a month.
A thorny tax question over the years has been whether “pool cars” available for general use need to be allocated for tax purposes to particular employees.
By LEON HARRIS
“This is huge news for the sector and the economy in general. The employment terms we agreed upon are unprecedented,” Union of Construction Workers chairman Yitzhak Moyal says.
By ILAN COHEN
How is it that in every case of banks rigging markets, whether in the UK or the US, the same pattern of a multibillion- dollar fine and some discreet “letting go” of individual traders is repeated.
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Former Likud minister says 0 VAT plan will not help housing prices.
There is a gradual erosion of confidence in the banking institutions, in the people who run them and in the governments and agencies who are supposed to regulate them.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid said it was the nation's duty to help reservists to give back to them for their "wonderful mobilization."
Finance minister will reportedly not have 1st draft of budget ready by start of July, as is customary, over disagreements with top ministry officials.
Looking toward the next budget, the ministry is aiming to create a simpler, more readable, and understandable budget that can be explored digitally.
The average salary was NIS 9,260, led by an 11.4% annualized increase in the information- technology and communication sectors in the third quarter.
Israel to set up a World Bank fund designed to help market Israeli goods in developing countries.
That is the question underpinning a petition against the Tax Authority, its director general, Moshe Asher, Google, and Facebook.
By ELA LEVY-WEINRIB
Finance Ministry agrees to Knesset Finance C'tee request to provide proposed budget changes at least a week in advance.
12-month deficit through August well below the 4.65% target for the year; Finance Minister Lapid welcomes data.
The Treasury, of Israel or any other country, does not have the ability to determine how large people’s pensions will be in the relatively distant future when they retire.
Open up the business section or watch business TV and you are sure to find something about the Federal Reserve and “tapering.”
By AARON KATSMAN
Warren Buffet’s MBA talk at University of Florida should be required viewing for every business owner, manager and entrepreneur.
By ISSAMAR GINZBERG
Down from a peak of 4.65% in February, the fall in the deficit stems mostly from higher taxes.
Israel has been shouting about a bottle of perfume instead of Frenkel's role at AIG and its $182b bailout.
Alleged shoplifting incident at a duty shop in a Hong Kong airport prompts Frenkel to reject nomination.
It's comforting knowing there is a team of people to help fight a personal financial zombie apocalypse.
Number of seasonally adjusted job vacancies rises 1.4 percent in second quarter of year, Economy and Trade Ministry announces.
The Australian media reports that Leviathan's partners are planning a pipeline to Turkey rather than an LNG plant.
By GLOBES, AMIRAM BARKAT
There is no doubt that Detroit is just the tip of a very large iceberg of municipal and state debt that can never be repaid.
Bronfeld slams the Israel Securities Authority, putting deep rifts between the country’s financial leaders out in the open.
The open investigation of the suspects, IDB chairman Nochi Dankner, Itay Strum, and Adi Sheleg, began at Hauser's order in December 2012.
By CHEN MA’ANIT AND ELA LEVY-WEINRIB
Partner and Cellcom continued their strong gains, but Bezeq fell back.
By AVIV LEVY
Intel Israel data state that it exported $2.7 billion in goods in 2010, and made $264 million in reciprocal procurements.
By YUVAL AZULAI / GLOBES
Four-percent cut will apply to all ministries except for defense, education, welfare, and transportation.
Cellcom had the biggest gain among Tel Aviv 25 shares, while Teva gained ground, but Israel Chemicals fell on the day's biggest turnover.
Airport is situated on a stretch of beach in northern TA blocking off access between the sea and the posh Ramat Aviv area.
In detailed response sent to the 'Post', ministry responded to a series of specific points raised by conservative US think tank.
The budget deficit has been a hot topic for some time now, having
grown steadily over the last 2 years to fairly threatening proportions.
In a healthy show of democracy, politicians within several political parties publicly bickered about their budgetary positions.
Amendment expands information that banks must provide borrowers as part of notice regarding late payments.
By IRIT AVISSAR
Strategic affairs minister says measures taken to downsize establishment should not be publicized so as not to inform Israel's enemies.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The army’s top officer told Knesset members that the economic realities have forced the military to adjust accordingly.
By LAHAV HARKOV,YAAKOV LAPPIN
IDF chief expresses concern for ability of army to remain prepared amid changing threats in the face of defense cuts.
Exemption would save young couples with at least 1 child 18% on homes; Foreign Ministry expects legislation will take 3-4 months.
Since the Finance Ministry officials have little respect for our Foreign Service personnel, it's no surprise that negotiations have dragged on.
By JPost Editorial
Lapid also criticized the staff of the budget department of the Finance Ministry he heads for having too much power.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Finance Minister stresses haredi community must contribute to national security, receive professional training and go into the job market.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Margalit condemns decision as "counterproductive, poorly timed."
By DANIEL K. EISENBUD
“We’re moving from a culture of handouts to a culture of work,” says Lapid. “Work is a Jewish and a social value.”
By LAHAV HARKOV
PM slams EU guidelines banning cooperation beyond the Green Line, though doesn't elaborate with plans to combat the move.
By HERB KEINON
Senior official cancels trip because of ongoing workers strike; scheduled to sign agreements strengthening Sino-Israeli ties.
Meeting cut short after ministries discuss new tax of NIS 61 per month; Katz calls to check "economic viability."
Knesset speaker negotiates with Finance Ministry to ensure legislative process is respected.
One option is to close down the existing enterprise and start again from scratch with a new operating format, greatly reduced payroll.
Mère de famille, écrivain à succès et journaliste féministe, Lihi Lapid tient aussi, désormais, le rôle d’épouse du ministre des Finances.
By ROBERT SLATER
Après un début de mandat houleux, le ministre des Finances Yaïr Lapid revient sur ses objectifs à venir.
By GILL HOFFMAN ET NIV ELIS
Experts et analystes scrutent les tendances du marché. Avec l’année nouvelle, la reprise s’annonce imminente, pour un démarrage en douceur.
MK Amnon Cohen demands drop in water prices be included in state’s future budget due to its "significance to the cost of living."
By SHARON UDASIN
It all goes on perks for civil servants, whose average pay is twice that of private-sector workers.
By EVELYN GORDON
Israeli banks may be turning information on their American account holders over to the IRS, setting off financial nightmares for people who haven’t filed properly.
Physicians will receive their second salary increase this year as agreed upon in the 2011 labor agreement.
Once companies, both private and state-run, have a standing order to remove funds from our bank accounts, they have the power to dip into that account and take what they want.
By PATRICIA CARMEL
Finance Minister Yair Lapid says sanctions on Iran must remain because "they work."
Kahlon surpasses last election polls that put him at 8 seats; Although likely to snag Finance portfolio, could also demand Construction Ministry.
The logic behind a tax increase is to make it less profitable for investors to buy apartments and rent them out, thus keeping more apartments on the market for people who want to buy them.
Parking payment app rushing to sign contracts before current deal expires.
In exclusive interview, the Zionist Union’s economist argues why his housing plan is best.
Deputy Bank of Israel Governor Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg may have to quit if her husband Manuel Trajtenberg is to become Finance Minister.
The highest average wages were paid out to Israeli state-owned firms, starting with the ports in Haifa, where workers earned NIS 28,790 per month.
By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH,NIV ELIS
Early elections not necessary, says defense minister.
Growth for all of 2014 is projected at 2.2 percent, with Israel's 50-day war in July and August having shaved off about half a percentage point.
Lapid: Budget shows our values and priorities, will fight poverty.
Ministry reports detail spending on holiday gifts, unusual supplies, employee perks; advocates hail increased transparency.
Peretz sole dissenting vote, calling it a plan born from political deals; Treasury promises significant increase to Health Ministry
By NIV ELIS,JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
The Finance Minister's comments came a day after his ministry rejected a tax, reportedly proposed by Netanyahu's office, on those who own multiple homes.
Opposition and coalition lawmakers charge that 73 days after Gaza operation began, the Finance Committee has not approved any transfers of funding to local authorities that were impacted by rockets.
Peretz says government plan would be disastrous for environment
Bill seeks to lop off the 18% value-added tax on new apartment purchases from eligible young couples; Lapid says debate on law has become "circus."
Finance minister to present a budget proposal to the cabinet Sunday.
Social bonds could link performance with funding and, ultimately, rebuild the public’s trust, eroded by years of waste and corruption.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
To date, tens of thousands of consumers every year are unable to pay their water bill, a majority of which live under the poverty line.
By SHARON UDASIN,Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Despite a government mandate that all agencies will relocate to capital by 2015, two ministries say insufficient space has been provided.
Lapid announces new funds intended to resolve compensation issues of survivors who made aliya after October 1, 1953.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Protesters hold Erdan responsible for freeze on funding that would enable the implementation of IBA reforms.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid, Housing Minister Uri Ariel, and Transportation Ministry director-general Ettie Itzhak sign deal.
Post vacant since Stanley Fischer's departure in June; two candidates withdrew after separate alleged scandals.
As part of their sanctions the workers cut off Foreign Ministry contact with the agency a few weeks ago.
Meeting initiated following complaints from charity organizations over a new Treasury procedure for non-profit organizations applying for financial support from the government.
By DANIELLE ZIRI
Tax hikes possible, Tax Authority official says; tourism has been one of hardest-hit industries, losing an estimated $350 million.
Since the earliest days of the state, the IDF has been an agent of socialization.
By JONATHAN ROSENBLUM
“Israel’s national security cannot rely solely on the defense establishment" former IDF Deputy Chief of Staff.
By PAUL HIRSCHSON
In the final analysis, Flug has shown that she essentially subscribes to the groupthink of her counterparts abroad.
Dovik Lautman was a rare gem of a man – an industrialist, philanthropist, national activist, mentor, friend and great human being.
By ISABEL MAXWELL
Barriers still remain, whether these be explicit gender discrimination or more subtle forms of societal attitudes and norms.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
The percentage of workers being paid less than the minimum wage ranges from 10 to 12 percent.
The appointment process for the Bank of Israel’s governor is just another issue that the public feels it has the right to influence.
Fundamentally Freund: Instead of heaping a new round of tax hikes on the Israeli public, the gov't should get its own house in order and spend within its means.
By MICHAEL FREUND
"A state budget should reflect the priorities of the state; policy planning should come before budget planning".
By URI SAVIR
Maccabi Tel Aviv coach Paulo Sousa believes his team faces a stern test when it faces Hungarian champion Gyori ETO in the Champions League second qualifying round first leg.
By ALLON SINAI