Monthly Archives: December 2013

Cash No Longer Valid for Purchases with Facturas in Mexico over $2,000 Pesos (?)

Dec. 15, 2013:Yet new twists have appeared out of Mexico’s latest tax system revisions. Various internet sources report: ~ When you need a factura, we must use credit cards (debit cards?), checks, or bank transfers for any purchases over $2,000 … Continue reading

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Israel Reaches Historic Water Accord with Jordan and Palestinian Authority

Dec. 13, 2013:     Jerusalem in white… Could this be Merida some day? Thanks to Haaretz, Olivier Fitoussi and the AP. *    *    *    * For details:  Read  http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303330204579247840748650398 *    *    *   * Feel free to copy while giving … Continue reading

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Mexican Import Duties Changed for Chinese Goods – 2013 Update

Dec. 12, 2013: Interested in Mexico’s rules for importing Chinese-made goods? If you have read years of internet posts and web-forum accounts, you likely believe that Mexico has super-high duties (300% or more) on “Made in China” goods.    Fortunately,  this … Continue reading

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IRS FBAR E-filing Requirements and US FinCEN

Dec. 11, 2013:   As a part of our ongoing efforts to help US expats living overseas to understand and comply with US IR tax issues, we pass along updates as we become aware of them. In talking with various US … Continue reading

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New Duty Free Limits for Entering Mexico – Dec. 2013

Dec. 10, 2013:  Please note that this post has been replaced by “ What Can I Bring into Mexico: Mexican Customs Rules – The Article “ The Aduana rules have changed.  We maintain this post, because it has useful comments … Continue reading

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New INM Rules for Minor Children Traveling without a Parent or Guardian

Dec. 3, 2013 There are yet new updates from INM on people leaving Mexico with children. This report comes from Lic. Spencer McMullen, a fine attorney in Jalisco, who specializes in legal issues affecting expats. You can contact Lic. McMullen … Continue reading

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