Israel Real Estate Purchase Tax Law

The Israel Real Estate Purchase Tax Law requires the purchaser of property, real estate in Israel to pay a Purchase Tax. The Purchase Tax is based on the price of the property at the time the purchase is made. There are different rates of Purchase Tax depending on the purchaser’s citizenship/residence situation at the time… [Read More]

Israeli Durable Power of Attorney

When you wish to appoint an attorney to legally represent you in Israel, you must first sign a document called a Power of Attorney. There are several different types of Power of Attorney under Israeli law: A Specific Power of Attorney is necessary if you wish to have an Israeli lawyer represent you to handle… [Read More]

Locating Unclaimed Abandoned Property in Israel

Locating Unclaimed Abandoned Property in Israel can be very complex, and requires a very knowledgeable attorney.  In Israel, thousands of unclaimed Israeli real estate, assets totaling approximately 15 billion Israeli Shekels currently remain unclaimed, part of them belonging to Holocaust victims who invested in Israel. These abandoned assets include land, developed real estate, bank accounts,… [Read More]