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Israpay was founded in 2009 with the goal of helping Anglos better understand Israeli labor laws. Whether you are an employer or an employee it is imperitive that you understand what employee's rights are. If you are an employer this will help you avoid possible lawsuits in the future and/or legal sanctions by the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Employment's Administration of Enforcement and Regulation dept. If you are an employee, it is imperitive that you know what your rights are and how to read your payslip. Israpay has vast experience in setting up and implementing payroll departments and procedures for companies to suit their needs. private consultation is available to both employees and employers.

Elderly citizen’s law

Due to a recent law passed in the Knesset, there will be a huge upgrade in the awareness of Elderly people as to their rights. Many of them are unaware what their rights are. In order to combat unawareness the … Continue reading

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Now taking orders – salaried employee’s tax exemption and deductions booklet

If you are a salaried employee, you should know what tax deductions you are eligible for and how to get them. On sale now – for the small price of 50 sh send an email to moshe.israpay@gmail.com

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Social Security reconciliation

How is Social security configured ? Social Security and Health tax are mandatory deductions from gross pay. In addition to the employee’s contribution there is also an employer’s contribution. They are configured at two rates: a lower rate for gross … Continue reading

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The Pension Test

If you want to retire with a “normal” amount of pension, you need to be sure you are utilizing to the maximum the options available to you. In order to do this you must first understand the makeup of pension … Continue reading

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New mandatory area tax

As expected the new area tax goes into effect today, March 20th, 2011. This new tax effects all workers in Israel. In fact it has been kept so secret, that you probably haven’t heard anything about it on the news. … Continue reading

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Job searches and employment agencies in Israel

So, you got terminated from your last job recently or you decided to find a job. What do you do first ? Well, you should always keep your CV updated, for starters. Secondly, you can scan the want ads in … Continue reading

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All about clothing stipends

             The clothing stipend, or dmei bigud in Hebrew is not a labor law, and thus not all employers are liable to pay it. There are several ways in which an employer can pay the clothing … Continue reading

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Are you familiar with section 12 A of the labor law ?

  There is a trend among employers, especially in Public sector jobs where there is a mandatory tender for every position. This lengthy beaurocratic process can take months. Especially if the employer hasn’t put the proposed position into the annual … Continue reading

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iPOST – the new personal e-mailbox

The Israeli Postal Authority has introduced a new service which allows a registered user to receive secure email, such as bills from the Electric company, water, cell phone and more and at the same time preserve the environment by using … Continue reading

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A new site launched ! everything you wanted to know about negative tax stipends

 If you are a salaried employee and make less than 6,200 shekels (gross) you are probably eligible for the negative tax stipend. Up until this year, the stipend was gradually worked in, first available only to certain area residents, but … Continue reading

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