What is a Mexican RFC? – The RFC is the Mexican TIN (Tax Identification Number). RFC stands for ‘Registro Federal de Contribuyentes’ (Federal Taxpayer Registry). Any individual or company providing services or trading goods should obtain an RFC number, regardless of their turnover. Tax registration should be performed at any SAT office (Mexican IRS) or on the SAT website (sat.gob.mx).
How do I get a RFC in Mexico?
How do I apply for a RFC in Mexico? – You need to attend your local SAT office in person to apply. SAT only receives applications by prior appointment. You need to request your appointment online, If appointments are not currently available in your state/area, you can opt to join a waiting list and the SAT system will send you an email when appointments become available in your area.
- It can take several weeks or months to get an appointment.
- When you attend the SAT office to register, you will need to take a printed copy of your CURP (you can get this online ), your residency card ( temporary or permanent ), and some official ID—your passport is best.
- You might consider hiring a local accountant to help you with this—see the heading below about dealing with tax matters in Mexico.
You can also find tax and business and business advisors on our Professional Assistance Services section.
What documents do I need for Mexico RFC?
The documents required to obtain the registration are: a) Individuals. – (1) Birth certificate or CURP (Clave única de registro de población – Unique Key of Population Registry); (2) proof of address; (3) government-issued identification and (4) online pre-registration number (if applicable).
What is the capital gains tax rate for non residents in Mexico?
Capital Gains Tax – Capital gains are also subject to taxation in Mexico. This includes gains made from selling:
Shares Property Securities and other assets
As with the income tax, the capital gains tax is impacted by your residency status. If you are a resident of Mexico, you will be taxed on your worldwide capital gains. If you are a non-resident, you will only be taxed on capital gains from a Mexican source.
What does CURP mean in Mexico?
The Unique Population Registry Code, better known by its acronym CURP in Spanish, is used as an ID number for people residing in Mexico, whether they be Mexican or foreigners, as well as for Mexicans living abroad, It is unique and no one else in the country can have the same CURP, hence its importance, explains José Carlos Cid Hernández, a professor at Tec de Monterrey’s Hidalgo campus. A CURP is automatically assigned when your parents register your birth in Mexican territory. If you do not have one, you can go to the Civil Registry office in your area.
How do I get a residence card in Mexico?
Requirements for Mexico Permanent Resident Visa for Family Unity – If you are applying for a Mexican Permanent Residence on the grounds of family reunion, you must present the following documents:
If you are the parent of a Mexican citizen/permanent resident: Your child’s birth certificate, stating your name (original and photocopy) If you are the child of a Mexican citizen/permanent resident: Your birth certificate (original and photocopy) If you are the sibling of a Mexican citizen/permanent resident: Both yours and your sibling’s birth certificates (original and photocopy) If you are the child of the spouse/common law partner of a Mexican citizen/permanent resident:
Proof of your parents’ marriage/common-law union Your birth certificate
If your family member has a Mexican Permanent Resident Card: Their valid Permanent Resident Card (original and photocopy) Proof your family member can support you during your stay:
Bank statements or investment receipts (original and a photocopy) Proof your family member has an income through employment or investment
Keep in mind:
All the official documents you submit (birth certificates, marriage certificates, etc) have to be legalized before via an Apostille or the Mexican embassy. All the documents you submit have to be in English or Spanish. If they are not, you must have them translated and submit both the original and the translation. This is not an exhaustive list of requirements. The Mexico embassy may request any additional documents as they see fit.