Rich Israelis already pay enough tax, middle class needs to pay more
To meet budget challenges this year and in 2013, surtax on the rich isn't a fair answer
It's clear that Israel's budget for 2013 will be a monster. It will be the biggest budget ever and revenue will therefore be stretched thinner than ever. To fill in the gaps, the Finance Ministry will most likely resort to raising taxes. The middle and working classes, and the rich too, can expect their disposable income to take a hit.