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Israel delays VAT filing and payments on COVID-19

  • May 19, 2020 | Richard Asquith

19 May, March and April VAT returns and payments have been delayed from 18 May until 25 May.

24 April - a second, delayed filing and payment date has been announced for Israel. The new payment deadline for the Jan/Feb return is 18 May 2020.

23 March - The Israeli Finance Minister, Moshe Kahlon and Tax Authority Director, Eran Yaakov, have announced a 10-day deferment on Value Added Tax filings and payments. The February return due on 16 March is now due by 26 March. For bi-monthly VAT filers, the February return is now due on 27 April 2020. The VAT credit process for taxpayers and agents will be accelerated.

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The tax authorities will also be amenable to any request for further delays or assistance from businesses experiencing difficulties.

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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.

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