Lapid Scrambles to Save Tax Rebate Plan for First-time Home Buyers

Reworked controversial proposal set to also include childless and common-low couples, singles.

Although the ministerial housing committee is due to convene on Monday to make decisions regarding Finance Minister Yair Lapid’s controversial plan to exempt many first-time home buyers from the payment of value-added tax, the details of the plan have been refined over the past several days.