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Tax on Anti-Israel NGOs approved by Ministerial Committee for Legislation

Ministers Approve Anti-Israel NGOs to pay 45% tax on foreign donations.

Justice Minister Tzipi Livni to appeal, forcing committee to vote on the bill again.

By Tova Dvorin



The Ministerial Committee for Legislation approved the “NGO Law” Sunday by a large margin of 8 to 4 despite opposition from Justice Minister Tzipi Livni (Hatnua). Livni said that she intends to appeal the decision. This means that the Committee will have to vote on the bill again at a later date.

Ministers Approve Tax on Anti-Israel NGOs – Thinkstock

Bills approved by the Committee stand a very good chance of passing in the Knesset, because they can expect to have the Coalition’s support. Continue Reading »