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June 7, 2021

G7 Countries to Impose Global Minimum Corporate Tax Rate

Last weekend, the leaders of the G7 countries signed an agreement to impose a uniform global corporate tax rate of 15%. Harel Perlmutter, partner and head of our Tax Department, was interviewed by Calcalist about the decision and its impact on Israel.

January 7, 2020

Hosting the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator

Our firm hosted today a meetup of the Florida-Israel Business Accelerator. Yuval Lazi and Harel Perlmutter met with the participating startups and discussed the challenges and opportunities of working with the US.

November 5, 2018

Tax Policy Could Undermine Israel’s IP Outreach

Adv. Anat Even-Chen was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA following the implementation of new rules regarding the licensing of IIA-funded know-how for use by multinational corporations outside of Israel.

October 7, 2018

Israel Offers Fast Route to Restructuring in Nod to Startups

Adv. Harel Perlmutter, Head of the Tax Department, was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA following the Israel Tax Authority's announcement of a new "Green Route" to make it easier for Israeli entrepreneurs to transfer corporate assets abroad.

May 22, 2018

Amazon Web Services VAT Policy in Israel Sets Global Precedent

Adv. Harel Perlmutter, Head of the Tax Department, was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA on the decision of Amazon Web Services’ to start collecting and remitting value-added tax in Israel.

May 6, 2018

Israel Tax Authority demands NIS 156m from eBay

Adv. Harel Perlmutter was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA, following the reveal of eBay Inc. that the Israel Tax Authority is demanding NIS 156.6 million in additional taxes from the company for the 2010-2015 tax years.

December 27, 2017

Everything You Need to Know about ICOs

Barnea is hosting an ICOs and digital currencies event today. Dr. Zvi Gabbay will lecture on regulation opportunities and challenges, while Harel Perlmutter will discuss the taxation of cryptographic coins and the Tax Authority's position.

December 15, 2017

Israel Arrests Two for Tax Evasion Linked to Panama Papers Leak

Following the Panama Papers leak, Israeli authorities have arrested two Israelis on suspicion of evading millions of shekels in tax payments by using companies registered in offshore tax havens. Harel Perlmutter, a partner and head of Barnea's Tax Department, commented to Bloomberg BNA that even though many Israelis were named in the leaked documents, most of them appear to have been using the offshore havens for reasons other than tax evasion.

August 29, 2017

Dr. Zvi Gabbay Interviewed by Walla! about Investigation into Former Bank Leumi Officials

Dr. Zvi Gabbay, head of the Capital Markets Department at our firm, was interviewed by Walla! about a criminal investigation opened against former Bank Leumi officials in a US tax fraud scandal. Zvi believes American investigators will work closely with Israeli investigators on this case, via the international legal aid apparatus at the Justice Ministry.