Sunday, February 21, the government approved a programme to expand the number of individuals eligible for the negative income tax. According to the law on the so-called working award, the number of such citizens will increase by 55 thousand people.
The bill, initiated by Finance Minister Moshe Colona, provides for the granting of tax benefits to single parents and the disabled.
It is as the owners of private businesses and wage workers.
The total cost of the program is estimated at 130 million NIS.