Basic Description

  • An up to 90% discount on municipal property tax is given to those with a certificate of blindness.
  • 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 they live).
  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

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