Financial services giant opens wealth office in Israel
It has hired a former UBS executive to run the operation
US fines Israeli bank $195m for helping clients evade tax
‘When bank employees facilitate tax fraud, the bank facilitates tax fraud and will be held responsible’
Middle East | 16 Oct 17
Israel tightens up residency rules with 7 conditions
The Israeli Tax Authority (ITA) has set out seven conditions for a recent immigrant to be regarded as an Israeli resident for tax purposes as part of a wider move to tighten the rules.
Middle East | 17 Jan 17
US shares details of 35,000 accounts with Israel under Fatca
America’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has shared details of more than 35,000 US accounts held by Israeli citizens with the Israel Tax Authority (ITA), according to local media.
Investment | 22 Dec 16
Israel proves countries must innovate to accumulate
Rather than worry at a time of political change, I recently took a few days away from the screens to visit Israel for the first time, meeting innovative companies and soaking up the atmosphere.