Netanyahu: Israel, US discussing new security aid package unrelated to Iran deal
Time for tennis? Life is boring for Liberman in the opposition
Edelstein 'going crazy' over Knesset's inactivity
Shaked pushes bill to stiffen penalties against rock throwing
One Republic performs in Tel Aviv: Where we grew up we don't take sides
Leaving Tel Aviv behind
Crowd-funding his way to culinary cinema
Comedy: Talking to Todd
Sela outplayed by Tsonga at French Open
Rishon Lezion, Eilat have BSL semifinal berths within grasp
IFA works behind the scenes to prevent Palestinian proposal from passing
Israeli coach David Blatt leads Cleveland Cavaliers to NBA finals
Final deliberations commence on controversial east Jerusalem archeology center
Heavy dust pollution on Thursday following Wednesday’s heat wave
Netanyahu: Any deal with PA will necessitate long-term Israeli presence in West Bank
Video: 'Post' writer attacked at Jerusalem coexistence 'hug' event
Rivlin: Jews must acknowledge that Arabs are part and parcel of this land
Barak: Israel should seriously consider unilateral disengagement from Palestinians
Analysis: How Israel fell into a trap in the Gaza Strip
Accused war criminal dies as Russia and Canada argue his fate
Belz Hassidim ban women from driving in UK
'The Godfather' drops out of play due to writer's Nazi sympathies
Germany opts not to prosecute former Nazi, citing dementia
German party lifts requirement for Muslim students to visit concentration camps
Report: ISIS-linked terrorists in Sinai threaten to strike Eilat port
Chief of elite Tajik police unit defects to Islamic State, vows jihad against enemies
Over 470 bodies exhumed from mass grave in Tikrit believed to be the work of ISIS
Lebanon, Saudi Arabia cooperate in case against Hezbollah officials
Despite gains, stalwart enemies may soon decide ISIS limits
Tuesday's rocket attack in South induced Ashdod woman to give birth
Whooping cough vaccine to be offered to Jerusalem infants in June due to a number of cases
World No Tobacco Day to be marked on Sunday
Rambam Medical Center's AID seminar aims to save lives in Africa, create goodwill abroad
Environmentalists claim victory as sand mining to stop at Samar
Netanyahu on natural gas: We will not repeat mistakes of other countries
Kahlon recuses himself from gas sector
Experts call for urgent construction of wastewater treatment facilities in West Bank
From a school in Ashdod to Israel's leading high-tech company
Tech Talk: Israel is a Kickstarter superpower
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Jimmy Wales wants Wikipedia to change the world, again
‘Brand psychology is effective for business and politics alike’
Israel gains ground in competitiveness ranking
Into the Fray: The depraved indifference of ‘two-statism’
My Word: Talking back to talking heads
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Universities should be unsafe for political correctness
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Satellites that tango
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Theater: Hello, Dolly, I’m ‘back where I belong’
Grapevine: Intermingled history
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Pompeii in the Galilee
Netanyahu goes for gold in shoot-off with Obama
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יִשְׂרָאֵל הַיָפָה בְּיָרוֹק
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תַחֲרוּת לְפִיתוּחַ אַפְּלִיקַצְיוֹת בּיְרוּשָלַיִם
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The pope pines for pizza, peace of mind and the soccer pitch
Thousands of Christians flock to Jerusalem for Pentecost
Christians in the Middle East rank high on Peoples Under Threat list
Christian Zionist in Israel filming anti-BDS movie
Debate simmers over whether pope called Abbas an ‘angel of peace’
New Occupational Therapy Room and Garden for the Galilee Medical Center
Landscaping Absorption Centers with Ethiopian Immigrants
Holocaust Day Ceremony Honoring the Heroism of Jewish Rescuers
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The International Solidarity Mission Says Goodbye in Jerusalem
Chinese Ambassador Visits the Israel-China Friendship Fores
Expo 2015: Italian Journalists Tour the Arava
President of Lombardy Tours Israel Prior to Milan Expo
New Bio-filters Purify Surface Runoff Water for Reuse
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Graduation Ceremony for Rosh HaAyin’s Volunteer Firefighters
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JNF Ontario Community Mission Tours the Western Negev
Celebrating 50 Years of German-Israeli Diplomatic Relations
The Negev Conference on Agricultural Research and Development
Arava Open Day: Food Security for Israel and the Entire World
Living Green in Israel: the Contest and the Winners
Addressing Climate Change Conference
How One Oleh is Helping to Transform the Way People Drink Water
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Award Winning Designer Launches Career as Wedding Dressmaker
Outdoor Fitness Israel: An Innovative Fitness Program Developed By UK Olim
5 Tips to Land a Job in Israel
Starting Your Own Business in Israel: Real Life Examples
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The Eisenberg’s Long Journey Home
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05.29.2015 | 11 Sivan, 5775
If you scale down your lifestyle, you can achieve independence on much more modest sums of money than you ever dreamed was possible.
By AARON KATSMAN
Some 100,000 residential units around the country are being used as offices instead of living spaces.
By NIV ELIS
Retirees still need growth assets in their portfolios.
By AARON KATSMAN
In July 2013 the Knesset legislated major changes to the tax regime (Income Tax Ordinance Amendment 197).
By LEON HARRIS
Harsh criticism from Kulanu head aimed at Bank HaPoalim for its plan to force 600 employees into early retirement.
Today, I would like to focus on an asset that doesn’t get much attention, but just may deliver the income that you need.
Commencing in 2014, trusts and establishments are also fully taxable in Israel if any beneficiary is an Israeli resident.
The dynamics of a currency war are no different than those of a real war
By PINCHAS LANDAU
Totaling some $10 billion, Israel ranks 6th among countries whose citizens held accounts at the Swiss bank.
According to the International Monetary Fund, emerging- market (EM) economies are forecast to grow 5 percent in 2015.
In recent years the Israeli economy has grown significantly, according to Adva Center report.
By Lidar Gravé-Lazi
Israel ranked 24th out of 34 member countries in terms of the tax to GDP ratio in 2012.
Nissankoren pushing for NIS 1,000 increase to current monthly minimum wage of NIS 4,300.
FICC agrees with Treasury, saying increase to NIS 5,000 "must be gradual and moderate."
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.
“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
When you want someone to take a specific action, the goal of copy-writing and marketing essentially is to get them to visualize being in a certain state.
By ISSAMAR GINZBERG
The market is a bubble akin to the real-estate market of 2005, ready to burst and drag share prices down 20% or more.
By HAROLD GOLDMEIER
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.
Former Likud minister says 0 VAT plan will not help housing prices.
Instead of one portfolio being diversified between various asset classes, you diversify with various advisers and their strategies.
Knesset speaker says he won't advance bill - which would give some young couples a tax break on their first home - for its final 2 readings in Knesset.
By NIV ELIS,LAHAV HARKOV
It’s our short-term memory that skews our perception.
Coastal city's residents oppose bringing their city under the jurisdiction of their larger northern neighbor, poll finds.
Labor Federation argues current minimum of NIS 4,300 a month is not sufficient to help people escape poverty.
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.
If the violent swings are too much for you, here are three investing tips that may help you remain sane during market downturns.
The connection between market crashes and the Noahide flood is actually clearcut: Both are fueled by excess liquidity, physical in the case of the flood and financial in the case of the markets.
Speculative-grade bonds became ubiquitous in the 1980s as a financing mechanism in mergers and acquisitions.
It’s vital that assets be earmarked per individual family to avoid quarreling. Far too many times large families have become embroiled in inheritance issues
Dividends are taxed at rates ranging from 25% to 32%, resulting in a combined tax burden on distributed corporate profits of 45%-50%.
Chief economist at IBI Investment House says budget was unlikely to hit its 3.4% deficit target.
C'tee advances plan to partly privatize state-owned companies.
From the Jerusalem Post's '50 most influential Jews.'
By MICHAEL WILNER
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Transfer pricing is one of the hottest topics in international tax at present.
Israeli lawyers and accountants will have to start applying “know your customer” (KYC) procedures before accepting certain assignments, from September 2, 2015.
In 2009 conference officials discovered that $57 million provided by Germany and earmarked for survivors had been stolen by insiders.
By SAM SOKOL
Barcelona High Court judge downplays doubts over possible "risk" to believe Israel would back a country seeking independence, given the Palestinian issue.
By JULIE STEIGERWALD
Candidate says he needs 15 seats to achieve goal of becoming finance minister.
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.
Jerusalem was one of four cities chosen to host the Europe, Middle East and Africa leg of the global competition, alongside London, Warsaw and Nairobi.
The fourth Netanyahu government’s success may depend on the prime minister’s harmony with his finance minister.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
Israel’s debt levels, which help determine its credit ratings and the interest levels that it pays, have been steadily falling for years.
According to data released by the CBS, the Consumer Price Index has fallen 1% over the past 12 months, and 1.3% since the beginning of the year.
Loan guarantees serve both as an emergency stop-gap for a crisis and a means of lowering Israel's borrowing costs.
Likud officials have also met with the leaders of United Torah Judaism.
By GIL HOFFMAN
According to the data, food prices started falling in April, 2014, and the trend has since picked up speed.
Trajtenberg promises additional caregivers in nurseries.
In exclusive interview, the Zionist Union’s economist argues why his housing plan is best.
Tip for the week: Delays, breakdown in communication and mix-ups are all par for the course this week. It’s not you. It’s Mercury in Retro!
By MARALLYN BEN MOSHE
Channel 10 reporter Raviv Drucker was accused of first leaking the documents which charge the prime minister with accepting flights funded by wealthy associates.
By HERB KEINON,YONAH JEREMY BOB
New rules limiting banking fees go into effect on Sunday.
Agreement will raise miniumu wage to NIS 5,000.
Opposition members slam ‘last-minute hijack’ of funding.
By YAAKOV LAPPIN
Model makes it easy to hire and fire people but provide a strong safety net for workers.
Early elections not necessary, says defense minister.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Change indicates Israel's credit rating is unlikely to soon improve.
According to report, in Tel Aviv the average income per person and the average expenditure per person were the highest among all Israeli cities.
Finance minister and ecnomomy minister give signal a day before the Histadrut Labor Federation planned to declare a labor dispute on the matter.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid presented the 2015 budget to the Knesset Finance Committee.
By LAHAV HARKOV,NIV ELIS
Former employees demanded millions, threatened to leak credit card info
By BEN HARTMAN,NIV ELIS
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.
Sesame Enable assists patients with head gesture-controlled technology.
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
NIS 310 million transferred to help Holocaust survivors.
By LAHAV HARKOV
Petitioners claimed, parents are required to pay amounts close to NIS 8000 per year in extra tuition fees, creating two education systems.
Solidarity strikes reach Finance ministry workers following strike by postal workers and airport personnel.
The increase in the length of our lives raises the question of how to finance those added years.
Social bonds could link performance with funding and, ultimately, rebuild the public’s trust, eroded by years of waste and corruption.
By SHLOMO MAITAL
Tal Bodenstein’s coffee amounts to much more than a hill of beans.
By MIRIAM KRESH
The $5 fee for freelancers’ services on Fiverr puts paid to fractious negotiations.
By PATRICIA CARMEL
Plaintiffs call bank’s closing argument a ‘distortion of facts.’
By YONAH JEREMY BOB,FRANK G. RUNYEON
Tip for the week: When in doubt, wait. The information you are seeking is on the way.
Tip for the week: You may feel this week that the minute you step on the gas you have to slam on the brakes. Be patient…by the end of the week things will run smoothly once again.
Tip for the week: Better to say too little than too much this week.
Tip for the week: Wonderful week for all forms of communication.
Tip for the week: Think before you speak…not everyone needs to be privy to your thoughts and plans.
Tip for the week: Take your time before making an important decision this week. There are still one or two pieces of the puzzle you need to find.
Tip for the week: Be patient…things are finally about to move in the right direction.
Tip for the week: Be patient…you may find the answers you are looking for during the last couple of days this week.
Tip for the week: Good time for taking a step back in order to double check commitments and projects. Discover what is missing and what is superfluous.
Tip for the week: Good week for working on any project which demands a lot of creativity.
Tip for the week: This week you will feel exceptionally creative and are anxious to try something new and different.
Tip for the week: Surge of energy expected at beginning of the week. Good time for getting things done.
Tip for the week: Good week for all forms of communication.
TIP FOR THE WEEK: This is a perfect week for working in small groups in order to achieve your ultimate goal.
If you have some money in the bank that you are prepared to invest, you’d better do so on the safe side. Adi Wolf of the Tiltan investment house shares some tips for 2015.
By OFIRA LEVIT
Tip for the week: Good week for problem solving as you have the patience to deal with all the little details.
Astrology for the week of December 19, 2014.
TIP FOR THE WEEK: Good week for asking questions, collecting information and formulating your next move.
Tip for the week: Don’t overdo…one step at a time will get you exactly where you need to be.
Tip for the week: When in doubt, trust your intuition.
Astrology for the week of October 24, 2014. Tip for the week: Things begin to move forward as the week progresses.
Those of us who believe in supporting social activism need to be demanding as to what is being done with our money, we also need to be fair.
By YEHUDIT SIDIKMAN
Among the most striking problems that confronted some nonprofits were CEOs having extramarital affairs with their staff members.
By STEPHEN G. DONSHIK