Guide to Property Taxes for Non-Resident Citizens Buying Property in Spain

Purchasing property in Spain as a non-resident involves understanding and managing various taxes, such as notarial fees, VAT, stamp duty, and land register expenses. These obligations depend on factors such as whether you are an EU/EEA citizen and whether the property is for personal use or rental.  Are you interested in purchasing property in Spain? …

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Guide to Property Taxes for Non-Resident Citizens Buying Property in Spain

Purchasing property in Spain as a non-resident involves understanding and managing various taxes, such as notarial fees, VAT, stamp duty, and land register expenses. These obligations depend on factors such as whether you are an EU/EEA citizen and whether the property is for personal use or rental.  Are you interested in purchasing property in Spain? …

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Guide to Applying for Permanent Residency as a Couple in Mexico

From stunning beaches, ancient ruins, and vibrant traditions to world-renowned cuisine, Mexico boasts a rich history blending indigenous cultures with Spanish colonial influences. Naturally, it makes an enticing destination for couples who are looking to relocate abroad. For couples applying for permanent residency (PR) in Mexico, the initial immigration process may not treat both partners …

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Is Mexico City Safe for Expats 2024

Mexico’s recent election is shaping up to be one of the most violent elections in modern Mexican history, with at least 23 political candidates killed during the campaign and new reports of political figure shootings after the results. As an expat, you may be wondering if Mexico is safe for expats in 2024 or if …

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Guide to Property Taxes for Non-Resident Citizens Buying Property in Spain

Purchasing property in Spain as a non-resident involves understanding and managing various taxes, such as notarial fees, VAT, stamp duty, and land register expenses. These obligations depend on factors such as whether you are an EU/EEA citizen and whether the property is for personal use or rental.  Are you interested in purchasing property in Spain? …

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Happy couple after applying for permanent residency in Mexico

Guide to Applying for Permanent Residency as a Couple in Mexico

From stunning beaches, ancient ruins, and vibrant traditions to world-renowned cuisine, Mexico boasts a rich history blending indigenous cultures with Spanish colonial influences. Naturally, it makes an enticing destination for couples who are looking to relocate abroad. For couples applying for permanent residency (PR) in Mexico, the initial immigration process may not treat both partners …

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is mexico city safe

Is Mexico City Safe for Expats 2024

Mexico’s recent election is shaping up to be one of the most violent elections in modern Mexican history, with at least 23 political candidates killed during the campaign and new reports of political figure shootings after the results. As an expat, you may be wondering if Mexico is safe for expats in 2024 or if …

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How employers can help formerly incarcerated people launch a new chapter in life

All of us have made mistakes in life, and some of us have made a mistake that resulted in a criminal record. Many formerly incarcerated people find it very difficult to land any job at all, especially when their criminal record is still relatively fresh. In this Pacific Prime Latin America article, we’ll look at …

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New normal for businesses in Latin America: 5 tips on adapting to a hybrid work model

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a wake-up call for everyone. It upheaves the way most business partnerships are traditionally formed in Latin America. For instance, the preference for face-to-face interactions or personal touches has been ignored in favor of safety measures. Increasingly, managers and HR are opting for digitalization. What does it take for corporations …

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Top healthcare trends that employers should know about in 2021

It can be agreed by everyone that 2020 was marked by unpredictability and challenges for employees and employers across Latin America. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic as we have now come to call it has had a significant impact on society and the way we now look at our health. More so, several healthcare trends have …

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Guide to Property Taxes for Non-Resident Citizens Buying Property in Spain

Purchasing property in Spain as a non-resident involves understanding and managing various taxes, such as notarial fees, VAT, stamp duty, and land register expenses. These obligations depend on factors such as whether you are an EU/EEA citizen and whether the property is for personal use or rental.  Are you interested in purchasing property in Spain? …

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Happy couple after applying for permanent residency in Mexico

Guide to Applying for Permanent Residency as a Couple in Mexico

From stunning beaches, ancient ruins, and vibrant traditions to world-renowned cuisine, Mexico boasts a rich history blending indigenous cultures with Spanish colonial influences. Naturally, it makes an enticing destination for couples who are looking to relocate abroad. For couples applying for permanent residency (PR) in Mexico, the initial immigration process may not treat both partners …

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The 15 Best Places to Live in Costa Rica for Expats in 2024

Costa Rica has emerged as a popular destination for expats seeking a high quality of life, stunning natural beauty, and a welcoming community. With its stable economy, excellent healthcare system, and commitment to sustainability, the country offers attractive options for expats, especially United States citizens, looking to relocate.  Are you interested in making the move …

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Inscribiéndose en Seguro de Salud: Una Guía Paso a Paso para Expatriados Mexicanos

Bienvenido(a) a nuestra guía paso a paso para inscribirte en un seguro de salud siendo un expatriado mexicano. Sabemos lo importante que es proteger tu bienestar y tener acceso a la atención médica necesaria mientras te encuentras en el extranjero. En esta guía, te ayudaremos a entender todo lo necesario para que puedas inscribirte en …

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Importancia de la Atención Preventiva: Consejos para Expatriados Mexicanos en Estados Unidos

Si eres un expatriado mexicano viviendo en Estados Unidos, es fundamental entender que es la atención preventiva de salud y si esta está cubierta en tu póliza de gastos médicos. Los Servicios de Atención Preventiva son esenciales para mantener tu bienestar y detectar posibles problemas de salud antes de que se conviertan en enfermedades graves. …

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Navegando los Servicios Médicos de Emergencia: Lo que los Expatriados deben Saber

Bienvenido(a) al emocionante mundo de vivir como un expatriado. A medida que te embarcas en esta nueva aventura, es crucial estar preparado (a) para cualquier eventualidad médica. En esta guía, te proporcionaremos toda la información que necesitas sobre los servicios médicos de emergencia en México, especialmente adaptada para expatriados como tú. Los servicios médicos de …

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Your Guide to Working and Job Hunting in Brazil as a Foreigner 2024

In recent years, Brazil’s economic growth has been one of the fastest in South America, meaning more job opportunities, making it an attractive expat destination for career advancements. Are you looking to relocate to Brazil? Are you interested in advancing your career in Brazil’s thriving economy? In this comprehensive guide, we will cover everything you …

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4 Ways to Promote Gender Equality in the Workplace

Did you know that Latin America and the Caribbean will likely take another 67 years to close the gender gap if current trends continue? Traditional Hispanic values include familism, reverence, faith, and traditional gender roles, while common values include self-reliance, competition, and personal success. In this part of the world, wives often stay home to …

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Why Are More Students Missing School in 2024?

Do you notice familiar faces missing from your homeroom? Perhaps a little longer than the usual sick leave? Whether it’s an excused or unexcused absence, there’s no denying that chronic absenteeism has affected classrooms worldwide. In this article by Pacific Prime Latin America, we will be going over chronic absenteeism, the primary reasons for frequent …

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Is Mexico City Safe for Expats 2024

Mexico’s recent election is shaping up to be one of the most violent elections in modern Mexican history, with at least 23 political candidates killed during the campaign and new reports of political figure shootings after the results. As an expat, you may be wondering if Mexico is safe for expats in 2024 or if …

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Understanding the GBG Insurance Limited Administration: Policyholder FAQs

Global Benefits Group (GBG) Insurance Limited, one of the most well-known international health insurance providers, entered into administration on December 21, 2023 following a capital shortfall. This raises questions about the status of policyholders’ policies and their necessary course of action. This Pacific Prime Latin America article aims to clarify the situation and guide policyholders …

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Day of the Dead: What You Need to Know about This Holiday

Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, is a two-day annual celebration of life and death firstly introduced in Mexico and is now celebrated throughout Latin America between November 1st and 2nd. During this time, Mexicans remember and honor their loved ones who have passed. In this Pacific Prime Latin America article, we …

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