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Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

Government and institution measures in response to COVID-19.

Return to homepage  |  Last updated: 27 April, 2020

General Information

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is planning to spend NIS 410 million (0.7 % of GDP) to cover short-term (1-3 months) critical gaps related to COVID-19.

Tax measures – Direct and Indirect

(e.g. payment deferrals, rate reductions…)

Click here to see a comprehensive summary of jurisdictional tax measures and government reliefs in response to COVID-19.

Employment-related measures

(e.g. state compensation schemes, training…)

  • The authorities plan to spend NIS 20 million (0.1 % of GDP) to support workers and for unemployment benefits

Economic-stimulus measures

(e.g. loans, moratorium on debt repayments…)

  • The Palestine Monetary Authority has postponed monthly/periodic loan repayments to all borrowers for the next four months, and for the tourism and hotel sectors for the next six months. 
  • It has also prohibited the collection of fees, commissions or additional interest on deferred payments. These measures are subject to extension.