Monthly Archives: September 2017

ATM Fraud & Credit Card Skimmers: New App Detects Thieve’s Hardware on ATMs & Card Scanners

Sept. 25, 2017 Coming soon to a ~ Walmart … Target … Home Depot ~ in your area … There are whole new generations of credit card skimmers at Walmart et al that are surprisingly good… What Can We Do? … Continue reading

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Do’s & Don’ts of Buying a Used Car in Mexico

Sept. 19, 2017 Let’s begin with a few general principles:   Local Mexican used cars pricing can seem to be all over the map, unless you first check out Kelley Blue book values from the USA & check Mercado Libre … Continue reading

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SAT Clarifies Mexican Income Taxes for Foreigners

Sept. 16, 2017 Update Taxes and death are the two things most people want to avoid, but here at Yucalandia we suffer from a peculiar malady of grimacing and facing-off with distasteful-but-necessary issues.  We recently addressed Death** ,  so, now … Continue reading

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Updates on Temporary Import Permits from Mexico’s Aduana

Sept. 10, 2017 Aduana agents at various US-Mexico border crossings are shifting their stance on whether the US state registration paper is sufficient to get a Temporary Import Permit for US-plated vehicles.  In the past, US state registration paperwork was … Continue reading

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143 Million Credit Information Accounts Hacked at Equifax – What to Do

Sept. 9, 2017 **See the end of the article, and the comments for new updates about a class action lawsuit and other new details on protecting our rights.  e.g.  The NY Atty General today asked Equifax to remove their buried … Continue reading

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INM Continues to Increase Enforcement of Restrictions on 6 Month “Tourist” Visas & Taxable Income

Sept. 7, 2017 Update For people who do not track multiple expat forums from around Mexico, there are some real-world updates  that are worth noting regarding both ~ taxes on Mexican sourced income~ and on “tourist” visas. Example:  An acquaintance … Continue reading

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