Mexico: New Digital Platforms registered to do business in Mexico and summary of new...

Derived from the obligation of foreign residents without a permanent establishment to register before the Mexican Federal Taxpayers Registry (for its acronym in Spanish "RFC") in order to comply with the new value added tax (for its acronym in Spanish "VAT") provisions imposed on digital service providers, the tax authority is publishing on a bimonthly basis the list of such service providers that have secured their formal inclusion in the RFCs. In this sense, on September 9, 2020, this list was published in the Federal Official Gazette, increasing the number of 13 registered entities to 35.

Mexico: How to be Prepared for a Tax Audit

Recently, Mexican tax authorities have not only been increasing the number of tax audits conducted to review the due compliance with tax obligations, but they have also been more aggressive using new tools to secure higher collection in taxes.

Mexico: Increased enforcement of notification obligations by health authorities in manufacturing sites of all...

There is a clear increase of enforcement actions taken by health authorities, both at the Federal and State level, where authorities are verifying if both physician and dining rooms at manufacturing plants, from all industries, have been properly supported by the applicable Notices of Operation. At the same time, many local health authorities are unduly requesting companies to have a Notice of Operation for their manufacturing operations. Companies shall comply the former and be prepared to reject the latter in order to prevent disruptions of operations and future sanctions. 

Mexico: Initiative to amend article 17 of the Political Constitution of the Mexican United...

An initiative to amend article 17 of the Mexican Constitution, was presented in the senate on September 02, 2020, this initiative intends to add a paragraph on to regulate virtual justice with the use of information technologies, including the adoption of electronic signatures.

International: Digital Tax Services in Latin America

Baker McKenzie's VAT/Indirect Tax Practice presented 'Digital Services in Latin America,' on 12 August 2020. This was the second presentation in the International VAT Conference Webinar Series, a global webinar series designed for VAT specialists from all industry sectors that aims to discuss the latest developing trends and hot topics in the VAT/GST and customs arena.

Latin America: “The New Normal”: Restart of Economic Activities and Sanitary Measures in Latin...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all countries in Latin America. Administrative measures that limit or restrict economic activity have been adopted in most countries....

Latin America: Donations to Public Administration in Latin America

In view of the health crisis in Latin America following to the outbreak of COVID-19, as well as the economic and social impacts of...

Latin America: COVID-19 – The Reopening Playbook

Our Latin America Employment and Compensation team is pleased to provide you with this quick guide which includes six key topics when planning to reopen the workplace around 7 jurisdictions in Latin America.

Global: USMCA: Game On! Webinar Series

Part 1: How to Claim Preferential Tariff TreatmentBaker McKenzie experts from Canada, US and Mexico deliver a 75-minute session to understand the impact of...

COVID-19 – The Reopening Playbook – Video Chat: The next normal in Canada,...

As companies begin to reopen, employers must plan now for the complex issues presented by mobile employees. During this 20-minute moderated discussion focused on North America, our Global Immigration & Mobility lawyers from the US, Canada and Mexico explore the current landscape and anticipated challenges employers will face with employee travel and immigration processes.
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