The Space for Expatriates
Believe it or not, this is the most popular and most heavily read topic on my blog. But it certainly is not the most exciting to write. But, it’s time for an update. So anyway, here are some prices taken from my recent grocery receipts. Most are from MEGA in Cabo San Lucas, with some Costco thrown…Continue
Added by Carol Billups on May 30, 2014 at 11:13am — No Comments
Watching a recent episode of HGTV, a couple from Texas were looking for a Vacation Home in Oliva, Spain. They, as most, would like a lot for a low price.-The view, 3 bedrooms, great location, a private pool, not to old so there was not much or any renovation and all for their budget price.
The realtor kept mentioning “compromise”, and rightly so, as it normally does not matter…Continue
Added by Don & Linda Wright on May 23, 2014 at 3:43am — No Comments
OK, it’s official. I am a tight-wad. Yesterday I put a survey up on Facebook about tipping in Cabo. A lot of the 99 responses were from the Caboholic Support Group, so we need to start with a big THANK YOU to everyone who took the time to take the survey. Now, as promised, here are the results which will…Continue
Added by Carol Billups on May 21, 2014 at 2:48pm — No Comments
Amazon.com: "Mexico-More Expatriates Insights the Sequel" (Mexico Insights Volume 2) eBook: George Puckett, Alvin Starkman, Marla Kostis, Jane Onstott, Kevin Simpson, David MacLean, William Michael, Robin Miller, Roxana McDade: Kindle Store …Continue
Added by George Puckett on May 21, 2014 at 1:59am — No Comments
If you have combined highest balances in foreign bank accounts, financial accounts, including accounts not owned by you but on which you sign, you must file an FBAR each year or incur a $10,000 per year penalty for failure to file. The Banks in Mexico will this year start reporting that information to the IRS who will then match it against filed FBARs and start assessing those penalties. We recommend you begin filing immediately and look into filing for past unfiled years.
Added by Don D. Nelson on May 4, 2014 at 11:08am — No Comments