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Non-profit Organizations

Arnona Discount for Amutot

How to apply for an Arnona discount for Amutot This article contains information regarding obtaining an arnona discount for amutot. Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh, a law firm in Petach Tikvah and Jerusalem, has many articles on the registration, liquidation and management of non-profit organizations (amutot in Hebrew), among other subjects. This article by Michael…

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NGOs, Administrative Fines, Prohibitions and Transferring Assets in Israel

This article addresses NGOs, administrative fines, prohibitions and transferring assets in Israel. NGOs are not allowed to sell the amutah, and after liquidation procedures commence, Israeli NGOs are prohibited from transferring assets to their members.  Breaches of the Israeli Amutot Law will be considered administrative offenses and will result in fines.  This article provides some…

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Liquidation of an Israeli Nonprofit Organization (Amutah)

This article addresses issues related to liquidation of an Israeli nonprofit organization. This Series of Posts Our lawyers at Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh have experience in a variety of fields, including Israeli nonprofit law.  This article discusses what you need to know about nonprofits or charitable organizations (an amutah in singular and amutot in…

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Rehabilitation of an Israeli Nonprofit Organization (Amutah)

This article addresses issues surrounding rehabilitation of an Israeli nonprofit organization.  If an investigation of an Israeli nonprofit organization reveals problems to be addressed and the organization is willing to address them in order to avoid other legal ramifications, the Registrar of Amutot may offer the Israeli nonprofit organization a chance for rehabilitation. This Series…

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Certificate of Submission of Documents for Israeli Nonprofit Organizations

This article addresses a certificate of submission of documents for Israeli nonprofit organizations. New or recently inactive Israeli nonprofit organizations are not eligible to receive a certificate of proper management. However, new Israeli nonprofit organizations may apply for a certificate of submission of documents.  This article explains this certificate of submission of documents for Israeli…

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Israeli Nonprofit Organizations and an In-Depth Audit in Israel

This article provides some information on an in-depth audit in Israel. The Israeli Registrar of Amutot engages in 500 to 1000 in-depth audits of various Israeli nonprofit organizations (an amutah in singular and amutot in plural) annually. This Series of Posts Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh is an Israeli law firm with experience in a…

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A Merger of Amutot and Israeli Nonprofit Organizations

Israeli Amutot Law includes an amendment which allows for a merger of amutot (i.e., multiple nonprofit organizations; an amutah in singular and amutot in plural) and/or public benefit corporations (cheletz) to combine their efforts and activities.  This article addresses this amendment to the law for Israeli amutot. This Series of Posts Cohen, Decker, Pex &…

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Dual Purpose Body in Israel and Non-Profit Organizations

An Israeli non-profit organization or Israeli amutah may be considered a dual purpose body in Israel if it is considered to have both a private and public function.  If an Israeli non-profit organization is found to be a dual purpose body, it is subject to stricter regulations (i.e., obligations of public law).  This article addresses…

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Conflicts of Interest in Israeli Non-Profit Organizations

Israeli law has clear rules regarding employing family relations of board or committee members in order to ensure proper management and prevent conflicts of interest in Israeli non-profit organizations. This Series of Posts Our team of lawyers at Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm has experience in a variety of fields, including Israeli non-profit…

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Public Endowments in Israeli Non-Profit Organizations

Israeli non-profit organizations are sometimes appointed as trustees of public endowments (hekdeshim), and this article discusses some of the procedures for public endowments in Israeli non-profit organizations. This Series of Posts Our legal team at Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law office has experience in a variety of fields, including Israeli non-profit law.  This article…

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