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The Finance Committee approved the congestion tax law in Gush Dan for a second and third reading, but postponed its implementation for a year, until 2025. The committee also introduced a number of changes and facilitations in the law, especially as far as public transportation is concerned. The committee also introduced a differential charge according to the speed of traffic during those hours



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From 2025, a tax will be paid to enter Tel Aviv by car

The Finance Committee approved the congestion tax law in Gush Dan for a second and third reading, but postponed its implementation for a year, until 2025. The committee also introduced a number of changes and facilitations in the law, especially as far as public transportation is concerned.

The committee also introduced a differential charge according to the speed of traffic during those hours

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Sonia Gorodisky

Friday, 22 October 2021, 07:27 Updated: 07:40

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The Finance Committee approved the "congestion tax."

As part of the discussion, which began in the afternoon and ended after one o'clock at night, a number of changes were made, including postponing the entry into force of the outline for a year - March 2025, in order to ensure that the full response required by public transportation is met.



It is further stipulated that special taxis will pay 50% of the tax amount, accessible taxis will be exempt from payment, that residents who come to the area for medical treatment will be entitled to a full refund from the HMOs, and that regulations stipulate that congestion residents , In order to allow them a basic texture of life.



Under the proposed legislation, the congestion tax will take effect on March 1, 2025, when the Ministers of Finance and Transport will be able to postpone the implementation of the reform for one year.

At the same time, a five-year plan will be promoted for a significant expansion of public transportation and its infrastructure, while emphasizing the responses required in light of the imposition of the congestion charge.

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The fee will be paid when entering 3 rings in Gush Dan, in the center of the employment areas in Tel Aviv, where the rings contain the main roads leading to cities in the area: crossing the outer ring towards the congestion center from 6:30 to 10:00 in the morning will cost NIS 5 and crossing the middle rings and the inner canal during these 10 easy.



In the afternoon - 15:00 to 19:00, crossing the rings congestion targeted toward the outer ring, the rate will be half of the above amounts, and the daily limit will be 37.5 shekels.



The law also stipulates that "the average speed during congestion will affect the fare charged by the public", when if the average speed in a given year is lower than the average speed in the base year (the year before the route is activated) by up to 5 km / h, the tax amounts will increase by 7.5% And if it is lower than 5 km / h, the tax amounts will increase by 15%. If the speed is higher by up to 5 km / h compared to the base year, the amounts will increase by 7.5%. If the speed was higher between 5 and 10 km / h compared to the base year, the tariff will not change. If the speed increases by 10 to 15 km / h, the tax rate will be reduced by 7.5%, with a speed increase of 15%, the rate will be reduced by 15%.



Public transport will be free of charge, as will service taxis and vehicles with a disabled badge.

So are security vehicles.

Motorcycles will be exempt after the proposed law is changed to the committee’s requirement.

A commercial vehicle over 12 tons will be charged double the fee and will not be subject to the daily billing limit.

With regard to private taxis (Special), the committee determined that in light of the fact that they are a complementary means of transport to public transport, and on the other hand they create congestion, their fare will be set at half the fare, but without a daily limit, when costs can be borne by the passenger.

At the same time, an exemption for accessible taxis was established.

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Regarding the imputation of a benefit in an employee's salary * In the event that his employer pays the congestion fee for him, the committee requires that travel for work purposes, such as a trip to provide customer service, not be charged in imputing a benefit in the employee's salary. Travel to and from the workplace will be charged with imputation of a benefit.



The law also stipulates that the Minister of Finance must amend regulations six months before the outline enters into force, which will regulate a situation in which * a person who leaves and enters the same area within a period of up to half an hour, will not be taxed. This is to allow the residents of the congested area freedom of movement for basic living needs.



For the purpose of monitoring and control, it was determined that a change in the boundaries of the ring, the amount of the tax and the congestion hours will be made with the approval of the Finance Committee.

The committee also demanded that the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Transportation report to the Finance Committee from March 2023 each year on technological development for continuous monitoring, comparative research from countries around the world to collect congestion tax, and other data, to examine whether there are more advanced means of more efficient and accurate collection. Congestion fee.

The ministries were also required to report on the investment in the development of public transportation in Israel, the frequency and establishment of transportation infrastructure and additional data regarding transportation in Israel from the beginning of the law and annually, in order to monitor the development of public transportation.

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