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Capital Gains Taxes (%) - Israel Compared to Continent

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Data covers: 2014

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Algeria 35.00%
Qatar 35.00%
Morocco 20.00%
Oman 12.00%
Libya 10.00%
Tunisia 5.00%
UAE 0.00%
Bahrain 0.00%
Egypt 0.00%
Lebanon 0.00%
Jordan 0.00%
Israel 0.00%
Iran 0.00%
Saudi Arabia 0.00%



Israel: Capital gains taxes (%).

In arriving at effective capital gains tax rates, the Global Property Guide makes the following assumptions:

  • The property is directly and jointly owned by husband and wife;
  • They have owned it for 10 years;
  • It is their only source of capital gains in the country
  • It has appreciated in value by 100% over the 10 years to sale
  • The property was worth US$250,000 or 250,000 at purchase.
  • It is not their sole or principal residence.

These assumptions are critical. In many countries a holding period of less than 5 years results in capital gains being taxable. But a longer holding period often results in no capital gains tax being payable. For more details see the Data FAQ

Source: Global Property Guide Research, Contributing Accounting Firms


Israel has official house price statistics. The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) releases quarterly average prices of owner-occupied dwellings by residential area. Statistics on dwelling construction and sales activities are also available. General economics statistics are published by the CBS.

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