Posts by Legal Team Mexico- Business News and Updates


Articles written by this author include Legal updates and changes, regulatory updates, industry reviews, legal advice, accounting advice, Professional Employer Organization (PEO) news, Q&A with experts, and more.

Mexico Mining Lawyer: Mining Fund Change Cuts Regs

Mexico Mining Lawyer: Mining Fund Change Cuts Regs

Mexico's mining sector is a key component of the country's economy, representing 4 percent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Recent changes to Mexico's Mining Fund in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have reduced regulations on the mining sector by loosening restrictions on income distribution. Mexico is the largest silver producer in the world and is among the top 10 global producers of...

Understanding Dividend Withholding Tax in Mexico for US Residents

Understanding Dividend Withholding Tax in Mexico for US Residents

Find out what taxes and withholdings US residents must pay to Mexican Tax Authorities when receiving dividends from Mexican companies. Mexico is one of the most dynamic economies in Latin America. It attracts investors and executives from around the world, especially from the US. Therefore, it is vital to understand the local regulatory framework and the dividends that will be taxed by Mexican...

Challenges of Doing Business in Mexico and How to Overcome Them

Challenges of Doing Business in Mexico and How to Overcome Them

Although executives might face multiple challenges when doing business in Mexico, the country is positioned as one of the best destinations for foreign investment in Latin America. Mexico's strategic geographical location serves as a connection with the United States, Canada, Central and South America. Likewise, the country has different seaports that connect with the Pacific and Atlantic...

How to Obtain a Mexico Business Visa Through Business Expansion

How to Obtain a Mexico Business Visa Through Business Expansion

Executives expanding to Mexico and hiring staff must obtain a business visa for themselves, and work visas for foreign citizens who are part of their workforce. It will also allow foreign executives to comply with local regulations and work for their own business or other companies. Learn about the necessary steps you need to take in order to obtain Mexico's business visa. Eligibility...

Understanding Mexico’s Digital Services Tax For Businesses

Understanding Mexico’s Digital Services Tax For Businesses

At the beginning of 2020, new digital tax regulations were introduced for Mexico’s digital services. These new laws were implemented on 1 June 2020 and have been taking full effect. Increases in technology investment by the Mexican government, coupled with pro-private investment schemes, will encourage multinationals to view Mexico as a viable locale for centers focused on emerging...

Outsource Your HR and Payroll in Mexico with a Local Provider

Outsource Your HR and Payroll in Mexico with a Local Provider

Outsourcing your HR and payroll in Mexico with a local provider is very common among companies expanding their business in the country, especially during a period where international travel is restricted. It is the best way of delegating recruitment and payroll management activities through a third party, also known as a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) or Employer of Record in Mexico....

5 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Mexico

5 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Mexico

Get key advice from local specialists on how to manage the process of buying real estate in Mexico. Thanks to its varied climate, geographic location and business potential, Mexico is an attractive option for local and foreign investors who want to buy a property in Mexico. Citizens, residents and even companies accredited as Mexican can own one or more private properties in the national...

How to Register Your Trademark in Mexico

How to Register Your Trademark in Mexico

Find out how to register your trademark in Mexico in order to protect your brand and unique designs for the benefit of your company. This includes carrying out a thorough trademark search in Mexico to ensure your distinctive signs are unique and eligible for exclusive use. Over recent decades, Mexico has become an increasingly low risk, high growth economy providing an attractive environment for...

Top Sectors for Business Between Canada and Mexico

Top Sectors for Business Between Canada and Mexico

Business opportunities between Canada and Mexico are often overshadowed by trade with the United States. Despite this, according to the World Integrated Trade Solution, Mexico is Canada’s fifth-largest trading partner. Mexico also has the eleventh-largest economy in the world with a population of almost 300 million. Business between Canada and Mexico has strengthened since creating the North...

US-Mexico Trade to Continue During Restricted Travel Period

US-Mexico Trade to Continue During Restricted Travel Period

According to the US and Mexico governments, it is essential to take measures to reduce the impact that COVID-19 could have on the economic and commercial relationship between the USA and Mexico. The two governments aim to maintain US-Mexico trade during this time. Leaders agreed to apply restrictive measures at the border to control the flow of people between Mexico and the USA. US-Mexico trade...

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