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  • Israel’s Lapid plans to charge value added tax to tourists

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Finance Minister Yair Lapid will propose a plan to charge tourists with the country’s value added tax. Lapid hopes to push the plan through the Knesset in time to implement on June 1, when the VAT is set to rise to 18 percent from 17 percent as part of the steep austerity measures… More ▸