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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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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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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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Changes in pension plan rates in public sector

The new referendum issued by the finance Ministry applies to all public sector employees and is in effect from Jan 1, 2011 According to this referendum, both employee and employer contributions towards benefits in Kupot Gemel for pension will be … Continue reading

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Employer’s Social Security contributions to change as of April 1st 2011

Social Security recently published directives to employers regarding a change in the % of employer’s contributions towards their employee’s benefits via payroll. The changes are basically a reduction from the lower bracket (up to 4,984 shekels) and a raise in … Continue reading

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Employee’s rights: Israel vs. USA

living in Israel, the only true "democrapic" country in the world, many people feel that there is so much that could be made better. If only the authorities and government offices would actually be service-oriented. If only the government would be attentive to … Continue reading

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Five signs of a bad boss

There are many indications that one can detect if they are aware of them, even in job interviews (!), that will indicate a "bad" boss or mildy put "an employer you do not want to work for. This is especially true in Israel, where … Continue reading

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