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Benefits & Grants

 Income Tax Benefits
A 25% tax relief on monthly income up to NIS 194,880

Cities: Kiryat Shmona

A 13% tax relief on monthly income up to NIS 129,840

Cities: Beit She'an, Acre

Local councils: Yesod Ha-Ma'ala, Kfar V'radim, Hatzor Ha-Glilit

Upper Galilee Regional Council: Gonen, Lehavot Ha-Bashan

Mate Asher Regional Council: Ben Ami, Yechi'am, N'tiv Ha-Shayara, Evron, Shavei Zion, Sheikh Danon

A 13% tax relief on monthly income up to NIS 198,880

Cities: Metula, Ma'alot Tarshikha, Nahariyya

Local councils: Khorfish, Pasuta, Pke'in, Shlomi

Upper Galilee Regional Council: Bar'am, Dan, Dafna, Ha-Goshrim, Yiftah, Yir'on, Kfar Blum, Kfar Giladi, Kfar Szold, Malkiyya, Manara, Ma'ayan Baruch, Misgav Am, Ne'ot Mordechai, Sassa, Amir, Tziv'on, Sde Nehemia, Shamir, Snir

Mevo'ot Hahermon Regional Council: Beit Hilel, Dishon, Kfar Yoval, Margaliyot, Ramot Naftali, Sha'ar Yeshuv, Sde Eliezer

Mate Asher Regional Council: Adamit, Eylon, Betzet, Ga'aton, Gesher Ha-Ziv, Khanita, Kabri, Liman, Metzuba, Saar, Rosh Ha-Nikra

Maale Yosef Regional Council: Abirim, Even Menakhem, Alkoush, Goren, Granot Ha-Galil, Hila, Zar'it, Khosen, Ya'ara, Maona, Matat, Nave Ziv, Netua, Avdon, Ein Ya'akov, Pk'ein Ha-Hadasha, Zuriel, Shomra, Shtula

Merom Hagalil Regional Council: Avivim, Or Ha-Ganuz, Bar Yokhay, Dovev, Dalton, Kerem Ben Zimra, Miron, Safsufa, Alma, Reikhaniyya


 Incentives for Teachers

In National Priority Area A, teachers are entitled to the following benefits:

·     Subsidized academic studies

·    Additional 4 years of tenure

·     Subsidized rent

·     Subsidized travel expenses for teachers on sabbatical and those taking professional development courses

 

To view the GM Circular, click here.

For a detailed list of National Priority Area settlements, click here.


  The Israel Land Authority

In National Priority Area A, the payment for the land (Israel Land Authority) is 13% of its value.

In National Priority Area B, the payment for the land is 51% of its value.

 

* Payment does not include plot development costs.

* No management fee at some of the National Priority Area A settlements defined as confrontation settlements.

List of National Priority Area A Settlements


 Agriculture

Benefits for farmers by National Priority Area:

Development Area A - up to a 25% grant, depending on the type of investment and additional income tax relief

Development Area B - up to a 20% grant, depending on the type of investment and additional income tax relief

Development Area C - Only income tax relief is to be provided.


 Individual Entrepreneurship in the Galilee

M.T.I. Kiryat Shmona: 04-6951406

M.T.I. Lev Ha-Galil: 04-9885618

M.T.I. Haifa: 04-8531439

M.T.I. Galil Ma'aravi: 1-800-333-339

M.T.I. Beit Shean: 04-6060101


  Housing Benefits

Northern residents are entitled to various housing benefits.

Eligibility requirements appear on the Ministry of Construction and Housing website.

To the Ministry of Construction and Housing website


 Industrial Zones

In accordance with a government decision, benefits are provided for those establishing businesses in industrial zones defined as National Priority Areas.

For additional details:

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment website

The list of industrial zones defined as National Priority Areas in the Galilee

 

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