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Setting up a corporation in Mexico

Which Corporation will Best Suit Your Needs? In Mexico, the two major types of companies are called the Sociedad  Anónima and the Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada. They are basically the equivalent of a Corporation and a Limited Liability Company in the United States. There are other company forms such as the Sociedad Civil, which is similar to a professional partnership that your doctor or lawyer might have for his or her office. There is also the Asociación Civil, which can be compared to a non-profit company. In choosing the best type of Mexican Corporation, we need to take into consideration how many...

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Canadians Retiring in Mexico 6 Months at a Time

So you want to live in Mexico, but you are not quite willing to give up the comforts of home? Although most Mexican real estate developments are much more luxurious than what we are familiar with back home, such as infinity pools and ocean views, still some Canadians living in Mexico are only spending half their time in Mexico and half in their home country. There are some benefits to this lifestyle, including maintaining your home country’s residency and health care. You may enjoy your summers in your home country and then escape the cold, rainy winters by heading to Mexico,...

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FAQ…HOW TO PURCHASE PROPERTY IN RIVIERA MAYA AS A FOREIGNER

Is it safe for a foreigner to purchase land in Mexico? Property that lies within 50 kilometers (31 miles) of the coastline or within 100 kilometers (62 miles) the borders of Mexico is in what is considered to be the Mexican Restricted Zone. In the past 30 years Mexican laws have changed and are more accommodating to foreigners, including citizens from the United States and all other countries, allowing them to buy, indirectly, the rights to hold and develop or make improvements, to occupy, sell or rent the property. How can I buy real estate within a Mexican Restricted zone if I...

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[vc_row triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1447863467772{padding-bottom: 70px !important;}"][vc_column][mkd_accordion style="accordion"][mkd_accordion_tab title="Can foreigners buy real estate in Mexico?" title_tag="h4" title_padding="13" content_padding="11px 15px 20px 15px"][vc_column_text] Yes, a person of any nationality can legally buy real estate in Mexico. However, to purchase property within the restricted zone, (50 kilometers or 31 miles from the shoreline) foreigners are required to purchase property through a bank trust (fideicomiso) or by establishing a Mexican corporation. [/vc_column_text][/mkd_accordion_tab][mkd_accordion_tab title="What is the restricted zone in Mexico?" title_tag="h4" title_padding="13" content_padding="11px 15px 20px 15px"][vc_column_text] The restricted zone is property within 50 km or 31 miles of Mexico’s coast, or within 100 km or 62 miles of Mexico’s borders. [/vc_column_text][/mkd_accordion_tab][mkd_accordion_tab...

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[vc_row content_width="grid" content_aligment="center" triangle_shape="no" css=".vc_custom_1538412332818{padding-top: 40px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][mkd_separator type="with-icon" animate="yes" color="#c18f59" border_style="solid" width="195px" top_margin="20" bottom_margin="30" custom_icon="6694"][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row content_width="grid" triangle_shape="no"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Our primary client base is foreigners interested in living, investing, doing business or retiring in Mexico. MexLaw is a law firm which is owned and operated by licensed Canadian and American lawyers. The founders have partnered with Mexican lawyers with the experience and competence to represent our clients in a variety of legal matters. For more than five years, our team of 35 including 12 lawyers have offered professional legal services including real estate law, personal injury, labor law, commercial law,...

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