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CDNG - The Center for the Development of the Negev and Galilee

Benefits&Grants

 Income Tax Discounts

25% discount on monthly income up to 129,840 NIS ceiling

Local Council: Mitzpe Ramon

20% discount on monthly income up to 129,840 NIS ceiling

Cities: Dimona.

Local Councils: Yeruham

16% discount on monthly income up to 129,840 NIS ceiling

Cities: Ofakim

Local Councils: Aroer, Tel-Sheva.

Ramat Negev Regional Council: Ashalim, Tlalim, Kmehin, Ben-Gurion College, Merkhav-Am, Mash'abey Sade, Nitzana, Kadesh Barnea, Azuz, Revivim, Retamim, Sede Boqer, Mitzpe Ramon Camp.

13% discount on monthly income up to 129,840 NIS ceiling

Cities: Sderot, Arad

Eshkol Regional Council: Avshalom, Be'eri, Dekel, Kholit, Yevul, Yesha, Yated, Kisuffim, Kerem Shalom, Mivtakhim, Magen, Nahal Oz, Nir Yitzhak, Nir Oz, Nirim, Ein Ha-Besor, Ein Ha-Shlosha, Alumim, Amioz, Pri Gan, Re'im, Talmey Yosef.

Shaar Hanegev Regional Council: Or Ha-Ner, Ibim, Erez, Gevim, Yachini, Kfar Aza, Mefalsim, Nir Am.

Sdot Negev Regional Council: Zimrat, Kfar Maimon, Sa'ad, Alumim, Shuva, Shokda, Tushiyya, Tequma.

Eilot Regional Council: Eilot, Elifaz, Beer Ora, Grofit, Yahel, Yotvata, Lotan, Mahane Uvda, Mahane Naot Smadar (Shizafon), Nave Hariff, Quetora, Shakharot, Shitim.

Arava Tichona Regional Council: Hatzeva, Sapir, Eden, Ein Yahav, Ir Uvot, Faran, Tzofar, Beldad (Zuqim).

 

 Incentives for Teachers

In National Priority Areas A' workers in the teaching profession are entitled for the following benefits:

     *   Participation in academic studies fees;

     *   Tenure addition of 4 years;

     *   Participation in rent;

     *   Participation in traveling expenses for teachers in sabbatical and undertaking 
  professional   qualification courses

 

To view GM Circular Letter Click Here

For detailed list of settlements in National Priority Area click here

 

 Israel Land Authority

In National Priority Areas A' the payment for the land (Israel Land Authority) is 13% of the land value.

In National Priority Areas B' the payment for the land is 51% of the land value.

*      The payment does not include lot's development costs.

*      Benefit of 0 NIS administrative fees in some of the National Priority Area A' settlements which are also confrontation line settlements.

List of National Priority Area A' Settlements


 Agriculture

Benefits for agriculture practitioners according to National Priority Areas:

Development Area A' - Up to 25% grant, conditioned on sort of investment and additional incomes tax benefits.

Development Area B' - Up to 20% grant, conditioned on sort of investment and additional incomes tax benefits.

Development Area C' - Only income tax benefits are to be provided.


 Individual Entrepreneurship in the Negev

Technological entrepreneurship greenhouses are supportive frames enabling beginning entrepreneurs with innovative technological ideas to develop them into commercial products and establish a new business.

This is a national program operating under the guidance and support of the Chief Scientist Office of the Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

Contacts with assisting bodies:

M.T.I. Beer-Sheva: 08-6275450

Ofakim Innovative Technologies: 08-9960641

M.E.I.N - Center for Encouragement of Entrepreneurs in the Negev: 08-6231212

Arad-Tamar Economic Development Unit: 08-6565726

M.T.I. Arad: 1-700-700-605

Am-Shav Sede Boqer: 08-6565726

M.I.N.M Technological Greenhouses - Western Negev: 08-6846079


 Housing Benefits

Residents of the Negev are entitled for various housing benefits.

Details of the entitlement can be checked at the Ministry of Building and Housing website.

To Ministry of Building and Housing website


 Industrial Zones

Following government decision, benefits are provided to industrial zones defined as National Priority Areas.

For additional details:

Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment website

List of industrial zones defined as National Priority Areas in the Galilee

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