Real Estate & Property Law

The Cost of Arnona

It can be challenging to try and understand the cost of arnona due to the fact that there are complicated measurements and rules that go into the calculation. For those of you who do not know what arnona means, it is essentially a property tax, and more specifically, a municipal tax. This article addresses how…

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When to Pay Arnona

This article addresses when to pay arnona according to Israel’s rules and specifications.  Arnona refers to property/municipal tax in Israel. When to Pay Arnona Arnona is charged once a year for fees from January 1 until December 31.  The date of the annual payment is technically January 1, although the bill usually arrives in residents’…

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Submitting an Objection on Arnona Taxes

This article discusses how to submit an objection on arnona taxes and the criteria for submitting this objection.   Conditions to Submit an Objection on Arnona Taxes In order to appeal or submit an objection on arnona taxes, the situation must meet one of the following: 1) the property area taxed does not match the…

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How to Get an Arnona Exemption

This article addresses how to get an arnona exemption.  This is applicable to “volunteer institutions for public service.”  In other words, to apply for an arnona exemption, an institution must serve the public in some capacity.  Arnona is a property or municipal tax in Israel. Criteria to Apply for an Arnona Exemption In order to…

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Arnona Lawyer in Israel

If you are looking for an arnona lawyer in Israel, then you’ve come to the right place!   Our Specialization in Arnona Law At Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law offices, we have a variety of legal specializations, including administrative and property law, under which arnona issues often fall.  Several of our legal partners have…

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Four Types of Property Taxes in Israel

This article addresses the four types of property taxes in Israel including arnona. Types of Property Taxes in Israel There are four primary types of property taxes in Israel.  The first type of tax is a purchase tax (mas rechisha), which the person who purchases the property is required to pay when purchasing a residential…

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The Subject of Arnona Tax

This article addresses the subject of arnona tax — property.  We discuss the types of property that are subject to the arnona tax.  (Arnona refers to the municipal property tax in Israel.) Property that Is the Subject of Arnona Tax There are five broad categories that are included under the general term “property.”  First to…

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Subletters and Arnona

This article addresses subletters and arnona and whether a subletter must pay arnona, particularly the question “Do subletters or sub-tenants have to pay arnona?”  It also briefly addresses the issue of separate units and arnona. (Arnona is a property municipal tax in Israel.) Subletters and Arnona Issues A subletter (or sub-tenant) is a person who…

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Who Gets Arnona Discounts

This article addresses who gets arnona discounts in their arnona payments.  Arnona refers to property or municipal tax in Israel. Who Gets Arnona Discounts in Israel There are a number of categories which entitle people to discounts in arnona.  The local authority or municipality is entitled to change these rules from year to year.  These…

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Who Has to Pay Arnona

This article addresses who has to pay arnona and the importance of making sure that the property’s arnona account is registered in the name of the person who has to pay arnona. Arnona is a municipal property tax. Who Has to Pay Arnona The person responsible for paying the arnona property tax on a particular…

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