Our team advises on all taxation aspects of corporate and individual real estate transactions as well as the general day-to-day tax issues arising from the acquisition, management and sale of Israeli real estate. In addition, we represent our clients in contentious matters, including disputes with the Israeli national and municipal tax authorities on property tax matters.
We have considerable experience with all tax aspects of property transactions, including: land appreciation tax, land betterment tax, acquisition tax, Value Added Tax (VAT), municipal betterment taxes and local municipal taxation (arnona).
We act for real estate entrepreneurs, real estate companies, individual resident and non-resident investors, funds and institutional clients, as well as leading players in the construction industry, with respect to structuring their Israeli property investments and developments. Our team has extensive experience structuring investment vehicles, joint ventures and partnerships in the most tax efficient manner, taking into account, where relevant, any applicable tax treaties and any tax benefits that may be available from the Israeli authorities, from the Israel Tax Authority through to the Israel Investment Center.