Mexican taxes: here, there, taxes, everywhere

Everyone involved in real estate has heard the adage “Location, Location, Location.” While undoubtedly this saying has a lot of truth to it, no less true is the following: “Taxes, Taxes, Taxes.” Consider as well that when two countries can claim tax jurisdiction over you or your property, things become quite complicated. Real estate is […]

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U.S. tax obligations related to the sale of Mexican real estate

“How can I obtain a capital gains, or homestead, tax exemption on the sale of my Mexican real estate?” is one of the most frequently asked questions by expatriate residents of San Miguel when they contemplate selling their homes. Residents may not be aware that the requirement that you live in your Mexican home for […]

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