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January 25, 2018

Israeli Tax Proposals for Blockchain, First Steps to Approval

Adv. Harel Perlmutter, the head of our Tax Department, was interviewed by Bloomberg BNA following the release of the Israel Tax Authority's new draft plan for taxing ICOs.

January 24, 2017

Israel Seeks Tax on Bitcoin, Virtual Currency Transactions

Adv. Harel Perlmutter, Head of the Tax Department at Barnea, was interview by Bloomberg regarding a draft circular of the Israel Tax Authority on taxation of virtual currencies (bitcoins and the like).  Harel commented that the draft imposes almost insurmountable restrictions on the use of virtual currencies in Israel, due to the liabilities and costs involved.