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Baja Legal Information for Business & Real Estate

Real Estate Law

Paraisodelmar revokedPermits Revoked for Paraiso del Mar

The multi-billion dollar development had their environmental waivers revoked for overstepping their scope.

Title Insurance in Mexico

This could be an essential part of your Mexico real estate transaction.


Defining the Coastal Zone

Mexico's beaches are open to all. It will help you define where your coastal property ends.

Renting Your Mx Property

Investing in Baja real estate for renting part or full time some tips for the renter and landlord

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Taxes in Mexico Tax Liability on Rental Income

Our Legal contributor, brings us this up to date on the Foreign Account Tax Compliance

Your Tax Liability in Mexico

Do you earn money in Mexico? It is likely you have a debt with "Hacienda" or Mexico's IRS.

Mexico Legal US Notaries vs; Notarios

Insight into the differences between the two which sound the same but are different.

Apostile Documents The Apostille – Legal Docs

A function of the Notario in Mexico is to make documents official and legal.


House for Rent MexicoCollecting Rent in Mexico?

The ramifications of not being properly set up to collect rent & Hacienda, is cracking down

Owning Coastal PropertyOwning Coastal Property

If you own or lease coastal property in Mexico you are required to provide right of way.

Foriegn Investment Mexico Foreign Investment in Mexico

Looking at the best strategy for a successful investment in Baja and title insurance.

Buying Ejido LandPitfalls of Buying Ejido Land

Problems from buying land that was Ejido Land. There are solutions to the problems.

Catastral ManifestationCatastral Manifestation

Is the price stated in your Trust is the price that you paid for your Property? Don't get burned.

Owning Coastal PropertiesOwning Coastal Property

Can foreigners own coastal property? There are safe ways to insure your investment.

Condo LifeCondo Life in Mexico

What to expect when buying a condominium in Mexico. Some aspects differ from the US.

Capital Gains in Mexico Capital Gains Tax in Mexico

Our legal contributor provides us this on defining article on capital gains in Mexico.

Mexican Government Resources


Mexico's Consumer Affairs solution. Sometimes this resource can help solve disputes quickly. Other times...

Import / Export & Transportation

Import Export BajaImport/Export in Baja

Delivery by land, sea and air to Baja as well as providing the paperwork services.

Import & Transport in Baja

ACV can assist you in the importation and transportation of your good from the States.

Immigration Law in Mexico

New Immigration Law 2012

Mexico revised its immigration law effecting Tourist Card travelers & FM minimum income requirements..

Immigration FAQsImmigration to Mexico FAQ's

Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about becoming a Mx Citizen.

Becoming a Mexican Citizen

Our legal contributor provides us this up-to-date information on what it means & takes.

General Law and Business Law.

Tax Law Changes for AmericansNew US Tax Laws

There are two newly enforced laws concerning the taxation on Mex accounts of U.S. citizens abroad.

Closing Deals in Mexico

Protecting your interests before the contract is signed is always the best medicine.

Starting a Business in Baja Starting a Business in Mexico

Immigration limits what you can do but there are several options for structuring your business.

Environmental Studies Environmental Studies

Development of coastal properties requires environmental impact studies.

Business TermsBusiness Terms in Mexico

The translation is difficult enough. Words germain to business can be critical.

Divorce in MexicoDivorce Laws in Mexico

There are different ways to get married, Is better to marry, divorce or just 'live in sin?

Mexican FlagForeigner Discrimination

An overview of discrimination against foreigners & the remedies provided by law.

Documents for Mexico Documents Needed in Mexico

A run down the documents you will need in Mexico for official business and immigration.

Car Importation MexicoLicense, Import and Plates

The process of getting a drivers license, importing your vehicle and getting plates for the car.

Marajuana Smoking Mexico Decriminalizes Drugs

There is a reason the law hasn't caused much hoop la from the left or right.

Legal Terms in MexicoWhat is Derecho de Tanto?

An authoritative article. This little term is of great importance in the legal system here.

Foriegn Ownership of PropertyProperty & Incomes Taxes

Compares and contrasts Mexican laws & the tax laws you may be familiar with in the US.

What is a Factura What is a Factura?

Need a tax deduction for a purchase in Mexico?, A register tape won't do!


Auto accident in MexicoAfter an Auto Accident in Mexico

I had my first accident in Mexico.  May our readers benefit from my misfortune in this account of what happens after the crash.

Lost Stolen passportReplacing a Lost or Stolen Passport

When your passport disappears it doesn't mean the end of your vacation. We look at what you should do before you panic.