You, the least of anyone who frequents this site have no grounds to complain about mind reading as you constantly imput motives and real agenda scenarios on those you disagree with.
” refuses to release its taxes”
That’s a more accurate way to say it than to call it a deduction. I’d call it extortion or theft. Israel is saying do as we tell you or we take your money.
The tax revenues are 100% the property of the PA and 0% of Israel’s. A deduction would be a legitimate withholding or reduction in the tax funds. Say for example that Israel was allowed to retain 2% for the administrative effort of collecting on the PA’s behalf.
There is no legitimate basis for the deduction. Additionally there are potential legal repercussions for accepting partial payments.
Yet again Israel is acting like a criminal organization. No surprise there at all. It’s the core of it’s political system.
On the bright side it also provides additional evidence that Israel is running an apartheid system under it’s control