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  • Retorno Seguro Update November 2015

    Retorno Seguro Update November 2015 We went to present another retorno seguro on Tuesday of this week (November 24, 2015) and had it rejected. The rules changed and the new ones took effect Monday, November 23, 2015 and they will now only accept them in Mexico City and once they receive all the papers (there […]

  • 3 tax changes for 2016 that may benefit you

    Mexican legislators approved reforms of the tax law for 2016. The biggest change is that people will be able to exempt the sale of their primary residence from capital gains every 3 years instead of the current law which is every 5 years. Also people will have a higher amount they can deduct from taxes […]

  • The long arm of the US Law and Expats

    The long arm of the US Law and Expats Many people each year decide to move from the US to live in a different country for family, work or other reasons. Many people also erroneously assume that just because they are not located physically within the United States that US Federal Laws do not apply […]

  • 6 Big Mistakes People Make in Mexican Lawsuits

    6 Big Mistakes People Make in Mexican Lawsuits It is 8:00am and you are drinking your morning coffee and there is a knock at the door. Jehovah’s Witnesses? That neighbor wanting to borrow a cup of sugar? Who could it be? Oh it is Spencer… but wait… the police are there and a bunch of […]

  • Verify Mexican IFE / INE Credencials

    Fake documents are easy to get, this ad in Craigslist show how real the fake documents look. You need to do due diligence and check any documents presented to you if you want to avoid troubles, the site used to check IFEs http://listanominal.ife.org.mx/consulta_permanente_ln.htm Banks and notaries check it and moreso now with so much fraud […]

  • CURP Numbers and Controlled Medicines for Foreigners

    Recently there has been an uproar nationally within the foreign community with people fearing they would not be able to get medicines they need for certain medical conditions as they were only tourists who are unable to get a CURP number. This arose when the forms for prescriptions changed to electronic ones doctors need to […]