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== Basic Description ==
 
== Basic Description ==
*Up to 90% discount on municipal property tax is given to those with a certificate of blindness.
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* Holders of  a certificate of blindness are eligible to up to 90% discount on municipal property tax.
*'''The exact extent of the discount is determined individually by each local authority.'''
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* '''The exact extent of the discount is determined individually by each local authority.'''
  
 
== Who is Eligible? == <!--מי זכאי-->
 
== Who is Eligible? == <!--מי זכאי-->
*Those with a certificate of blindness according to the [[:he:חוק שירותי הסעד|Welfare Services Law]].
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* Those with a [[Certificate of Blindness/Visual Impairment]].
  
 
== How to Claim It? == <!--תהליך מימוש הזכות-->
 
== How to Claim It? == <!--תהליך מימוש הזכות-->
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==Forms==
 
==Forms==
*The relevant forms will be supplied by the local authority’s municipal tax collection department.
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* The relevant forms will be supplied by the local authority’s municipal tax collection department.
*Some municipality websites have forms that can be downloaded and filled out in advance, for example: [http://www.tel-aviv.gov.il/Download/%D7%98%D7%95%D7%A4%D7%A1%20%D7%91%D7%A7%D7%A9%D7%94%20%D7%9C%D7%94%D7%A0%D7%97%D7%94%20%D7%91%D7%90%D7%A8%D7%A0%D7%95%D7%A0%D7%94%20%D7%9B%D7%9C%D7%9C%D7%99%D7%AA.pdf Request form from the Tel Aviv municipality website].
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* Some municipality websites have forms that can be downloaded and filled out in advance, for example: [http://www.tel-aviv.gov.il/Download/%D7%98%D7%95%D7%A4%D7%A1%20%D7%91%D7%A7%D7%A9%D7%94%20%D7%9C%D7%94%D7%A0%D7%97%D7%94%20%D7%91%D7%90%D7%A8%D7%A0%D7%95%D7%A0%D7%94%20%D7%9B%D7%9C%D7%9C%D7%99%D7%AA.pdf Request form from the Tel Aviv municipality website].
  
 
== Please Note == <!--חשוב לדעת-->
 
== Please Note == <!--חשוב לדעת-->
#Applicants who own more than one residence are only entitled to the discount on one property (the residence in which he/she lives).
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# Applicants who own more than one residence are only entitled to the discount on one property (the residence in which he/she lives).
#'''If the municipal property tax bill does not appear in the name of the person requesting the discount, a lease/purchase contract must be presented in order to change it to the name of the person requesting the discount.'''
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# '''If the municipal property tax bill does not appear in the name of the person requesting the discount, a lease/purchase contract must be presented in order to change it to the name of the person requesting the discount.'''
#If those living in a residence are entitled to different discounts, a weighted discount will be given according to relative area of the property.
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# If those living in a residence are entitled to different discounts, a weighted discount will be given according to relative area of the property.
#The number of roommates in an apartment must be specified, if relevant.
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# The number of roommates in an apartment must be specified, if relevant.
#The municipality reserves the right to check the information on the discount request form by all means at its disposal.
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# The municipality reserves the right to check the information on the discount request form by all means at its disposal.
 
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== Laws and Regulations == <!--חוקים ותקנות-->
 
== Laws and Regulations == <!--חוקים ותקנות-->
*[[:he:תקנות ההסדרים במשק המדינה (הנחה מארנונה)|State Economic Arrangements Regulations (Municipal Property Tax Discount)]]  
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* [[:he:תקנות ההסדרים במשק המדינה (הנחה מארנונה)|State Economic Arrangements Regulations (Municipal Property Tax Discount)]]  
  
 
== Also See ==
 
== Also See ==
 
* [[Blindness and Visual Impairment]]
 
* [[Blindness and Visual Impairment]]
* [[:he:קבלת תעודת עיוור / לקוי ראיה|Receiving a Certificate of Blindness/Visual Impairment]]
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* [[Certificate of Blindness/Visual Impairment]]
 
* [[:he:הקלות בשכירות ורכישת דירה לעיוורים ולקויי ראיה|Housing Rental and Purchase Relief]]
 
* [[:he:הקלות בשכירות ורכישת דירה לעיוורים ולקויי ראיה|Housing Rental and Purchase Relief]]
 
* [[Housing for People with Disabilities]]
 
* [[Housing for People with Disabilities]]
 
<!--== Additional Publications ==--> <!--הרחבות ופרסומים-->
 
<!--== Additional Publications ==--> <!--הרחבות ופרסומים-->
 
== Sources == <!--מקורות-->
 
== Sources == <!--מקורות-->
*Original information regarding the blind and visually impaired was primarily based on the Guide to Rights and Services for the Blind in Israel from the [[:he:השירות לעיוור - אגף השיקום - משרד הרווחה|Blind Services Department (Rehabilitation Branch, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services)]], and was uploaded to the site with the assistance of [[:he:השירות לעיוור - אגף השיקום - משרד הרווחה|Blind Services Department]] grant recipients.
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* Original information regarding the blind and visually impaired was primarily based on the Guide to Rights and Services for the Blind in Israel from the [[:he:השירות לעיוור - אגף השיקום - משרד הרווחה|Blind Services Department (Rehabilitation Branch, Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services)]], and was uploaded to the site with the assistance of [[:he:השירות לעיוור - אגף השיקום - משרד הרווחה|Blind Services Department]] grant recipients.
*Original translation performed by [[The Shira Pransky Project]] as part of a grant from [http://www.ifcj.org The Fellowship Fund].
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* Original translation performed by [[The Shira Pransky Project]] as part of a grant from [http://www.ifcj.org The Fellowship Fund].
 
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[[קטגוריה:זכויות]]
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[[Category:Rights]]

Revision as of 18:16, 8 June 2013

Basic Description

  • Holders of a certificate of blindness are eligible to up to 90% discount on municipal property tax.
  • The exact extent of the discount is determined individually by each local authority.

Who is Eligible?

How to Claim It?

  • Contact the local authority’s municipal tax collection department and fill out an arnona discount request form.
  • It is important to bring: a photocopy of both sides of the applicant's certificate of blindness and a photocopy of their identification card (teudat zehut).

Forms

Please Note

  1. Applicants who own more than one residence are only entitled to the discount on one property (the residence in which he/she lives).
  2. If the municipal property tax bill does not appear in the name of the person requesting the discount, a lease/purchase contract must be presented in order to change it to the name of the person requesting the discount.
  3. If those living in a residence are entitled to different discounts, a weighted discount will be given according to relative area of the property.
  4. The number of roommates in an apartment must be specified, if relevant.
  5. The municipality reserves the right to check the information on the discount request form by all means at its disposal.

Laws and Regulations

Also See

Sources