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  1. import from Denmark

    Hi, I would like to start up a Business in Seattle WA. Its fruit and candy bags to grocery stores and bigger grocery chains I would like to know if someone know about a contract that I could sent to the danish company?Because I'm going for my own business and not just try to sell for the danish company.Please help. Thanks,Mathias Vinther

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    hi can anyone tell me who are the best people to approach for information on starting a business up in cyprus. e.g. solicitor, estate agent. ect. i run a business here but want to start one from scratch in cyprus, in the leisure side of things. thanks charlie

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Mario Alfredo Zaldivar Sánchez

Mexico New Business Expert

ZALDIVAR CONSULTING, S.C., is a company incorporated in January 2003, with the main objective of giving tax and accounting solutions. Subsequently, according to the needs of our clients were included in the portfolio of services tax audits, tax consulting, financial and consulting in the area of ​​foreign trade.




ASSOCIATIONS

  • Member of the Mexican Association of Chartered Accountants - Financial Statements Research Commission
  • Member of the Mexican Accounting Institute of Mexico
  • Ex-President of Mexico Chapter and the Latin America Committee, “Thunderbird – Thunderbird School of Global Management”
  • Member of the Latin America Council - “Thunderbird – The Garvin School of International Management”
  • Member of the American Society of Mexico

LANGUAGES

  • •Spanish – Native speaker
  • •English - 100%

www.zaldivarconsulting.mx/home.html

52 (55) 56-77-27-08

  1. Hello We are a Japanese equipment company’s breach in the USA, we are looking for setup a service office in Aguascalientes, and we would like to know if you can help us with the format a company, thank you very much. Question from Ray Chen on 18/10/2017

    Mario says:

    Sure. It will be my pleasure to help you.

    To which e-mail, can I send you complete information of the process to create the company and my services?

    I have some questions:
    What nationality will be the stockholders of the Mexican Company?
    Are you planning to have employees in Mexico? Mexicans/Expats? How many?

    My e-mail: mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx
    Skype: zaldivar00

    Look forward to have contact with you.

    Warm regards,
    C.P.A. Mario Zaldivar
    President
    Zaldivar Consulting, S.C.
    NEW BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
    CERTIFICATE PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
    www.zaldivarconsulting.mx

  2. We have a handicrafts business in USA and want to set up a workshop in Cuernavaca. We are a small company but in business for 25 years selling to gift shops, zoos museums botanical gardens around the world and want to expand to emerging economy. We are coming there next month to get everything set up as we are coming back in january for 3 months to train new worker or workers.. 1 or 2 to start. We think LLC is best but need your advice. We are handicrafts no large equipment, everything hand done. We need a Notario to assist us initially I believe. Thank you. We will be there in Mexico City October 5 to 8 then to Cuernavaca from 8 to 15 October. Thank you again. Question from Georgene Summers on 11/09/2017

    Mario says:

    Good mornging,
    I can help you in each step to set up the Company in Mexico and run its operations.
    I will be in a business trip and will come back to Mexico City on October 9th.
    We can meet in Cuernavaca the 10th, afternoon or 11th. in the morning, if you will.
    Please keep in touch in the following e-mails: mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx & mzaldivar01@aol.com
    Warm regards,
    Mario

  3. Hello, This is Shakib Newaz from Bangladesh. I want to know about the opportunities & challenges to do business in Mexico.And how the challenges can tackle? Would u help me plz??Eagerly waiting for ur reply. Tnx Question from Shakib Newaz on 03/08/2017

    Mario says:

    What do you have in mind?
    Regards,

  4. Dear Mario, We are a Brazil based company with offices in US and India. We plan to open an office in Mexico as we work a lot in Latin America. We do lot of Telecom projects. I am currently in Mexico City till 31st July. Do let me know if we can meet. Thanks Pradeep Question from Pradeep Basu on 28/07/2017

    Mario says:

    Dear Pradeep,
    Sure. Can we meet the 31st.?
    My office is south of Mexico City but I can meet you any place you want.

    Please send me an email about the date, time and place, to meet
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx
    mzaldivar01@aol.com

    Warm regards, Mario

  5. Dear Mario, I am the owner of a UK company that provided business valuations and M&A, we are based in the UK but on the process to open in Mexico an office, what do you recomend? We will have independent sales people working in Mexico (commission based), the service would be charged from the UK, my self would be relocating to Mexico and using the company for my visa application, but in December I'm getting married to a Mexican. Please let me know your advice and maybe we can even work together. Many thanks, Ivo Question from ivo machado on 17/07/2017

    Mario says:

    I would recomend to open a Mexican Company for Services (S.C. - Sociedad Civil), which will be used for your Working Visa.
    If you are paying commissions from the UK, directly to independent sales people in Mexico, they will be responsible for their own Mexican Taxes.

    Let me know if you have any additional questions

    Regards,
    C.P.A. Mario A. Zaldivar S.
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx
    mzaldivar01@aol.com

  6. Looking to expand our business services overseas. We are a UK company with a £129m. 1. We are a merchandising company and looking to set up in Mexico, also launch a recruitment platform (separate business) which I am an investor in the UK. 2. I am looking to set up the business and move to Mexico Sept 15th 2017. 2. I am also looking to employ some virtual associates to do basic admin - review of photographs that our merchandiser take once an activity is completed. Question from jonathan hillier on 14/07/2017

    Mario says:

    1.- No problem. I can help you to create both companies.
    2.- You have to consider that creating a corporation could take up to 6-8 weeks, depending if you have all the document requested for the process
    3.- Do you mean Mexican employees? If so, then you have to comply according to the Mexican Labor Law. I, also, can help you with this.

    Let me know if you have additional questions.

    Best regards,
    C.P.A. Mario Alfredo Zaldivar S.
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx
    mzaldivar01@aol.com

  7. we are looking to incorporate company in Mexico which will be operated from India only. We will be having virtual office in mexico, So no employees will be hired. And below is the detail of how will our company work. Detail of Export Of Service Basically we generate online traffic for the Clients in USA, Canada & Some Parts of Europe.Were We use the tool of Email marketing, SMS Marketing, Online Traffic(Google, Bing & 7 Search) as per the client requirement from time to time. Detail of Import Of Service So to provide the above Service we have to purchase few tools of marketing to get the business from our clients. Those tools are - Bulk SMS Purchase & their Servers, Bulk Email Purchase & their Servers, Domains as a tool of marking, Few Server to maintain the traffic from all the part of World. Please Let me know how can we go further on this, and What are the Taxation part that will be imposed by the government according to the norms. Question from Love Hemrajani on 13/07/2017

    Mario says:

    I can help you to incorporate the Mexican Company with a Virtual Offfice with no employees.
    What is the purpose to have the Mexican Company?
    Where does the Mexican Company get involved in the operation?

    Corporate tax is 30%
    VAT 16%

    Regards,
    C.P.A. Mario A. Zaldivar S.
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx
    mzaldivar01@aol.com

  8. Hi, This is Louis from IYUNO Media Group, and I'm head of business Expansion. We have 13 oversea branches in the world and now we are about to set up new branch office in Mexico city. Please contact me for further information and discuss more about this. Thank you!! Question from louis chung on 12/07/2017

    Mario says:

    We have confirmed our meeting.
    See you latter.

    Warm Regards,
    Mario

  9. Dear Sir, My name is Ernest and I am a business development executive of IceCup enterprise, which produces machines that create cups completely from ice. I am looking fro sales agents who can either sell our products or alternatively acquaint us with potential clients or customers. I will appreciate your assistance. Kind Regards, Ernest Question from Ernest Simonyan on 07/07/2017

    Mario says:

    Let me know, if you are planning to expand your operations in Mexico.

    I will help you to set-up your company and run its operations.

    Warm regards,
    Mario

  10. hi Mario I'm currently a uk citizen looking to relocate and start a couple of businesses first teaching English school/private lessons will it be possible to enter on a tourist visa then commute this to a business visa and or residency Question from james roberts on 21/06/2017

    Mario says:

    Yes, but you have to follow a process.
    At some point, you will have to leave the contry and comeback again
    Let me know if you need any additional information.
    Regards, Mario

  11. Hello I am an investor willing venture into profitable business with you also willing to deal with you in trust and confidence. I am keen on investing in a lucrative, calculated viable business, either by partnership or as a financier in cash, Fixed interest, Shares or Property. I will welcome any profitable business plan/proposal. To proceed with investment, contact me via my email: junjin015@ gmail .com INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES LIMITED Question from investor jjn on 15/06/2017

    Mario says:

    If I come up with an Idea, will get back to you.

    Regards, Mario

  12. Hello I am an investor willing venture into profitable business with you also willing to deal with you in trust and confidence. I am keen on investing in a lucrative, calculated viable business, either by partnership or as a financier in cash, Fixed interest, Shares or Property. I will welcome any profitable business plan/proposal. To proceed with investment, contact me via my email: junjin015@ gmail .com INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SERVICES LIMITED Question from investor jjn on 15/06/2017

    Mario says:

    If I come up with an Idea, will get back to you.

    Regards, Mario

  13. Hello, Mr. Mario. My name is Miguel and I am from Brazil. I wish to set up a game development company with a partner from Mexico (currently with just the two of us). We concluded that Mexico presents a more friendly business environment than Brazil, so we intend to make the business based off of Mexico. We are not entirely sure how to start this process and would like to know how we would go about setting up such a business with both of us as co-owners (considering I am not a mexican resident). Thank you for your time. Question from Miguel Passos on 05/05/2017

    Mario says:

    The FIRST step, is to incorporate the Mexican Company. For this, I can provide my advice for the procedure and consult with the Notary.

    Then, assure the registration of the corporation in the IRS and if you are planning to have employees to register the company withthe Social Security. At the same time, you could open your bank account.

    My acccounting firm can take care of electronic invoicing, electronic accounting, taxes, bookkeeping and payroll.

    You will need a physical address, which could be your offices or a virtual office.

    Let me know if you have any specific questions. Or you can call me at +52-55-5677-2708 or schedule skype: zaldivar00 or e-mail to mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

    I am located in Mexico City and Morelia, Michoacan, in case you want to meet in any of my offices.

    Warm regards, Mario

  14. Hello Mr Mario, My Name Is Babatunde Agboola, I’m the MD/CEO of Babstaunch Global Limited, a freight forwarding and logistics company in Nigeria, Below are our services: 1. Multimodal and NVOCC Consolidation of Cargo 2. Break-bulk of Inbound /Outbound Cargo/De-consolidation 3. Air/ Sea clearing and forwarding 4. Haulage Service. 5. Warehousing & Distribution. 6. Project Cargo 7. Air / Sea Charter services 8. Freight – Air and Sea 9. Express Courier 10. Packing & Moving 11. Acting as Import & Export Agent we are looking to expand our business to Mexico we would love to work with some freight forwarders or importers in Mexico whenever they have any exportation that needs customs clearing in Nigeria so we can be their partner in Nigeria and they will be our partner in their country, or if we can set up a branch in Mexico but as we are a new company and a sole proprietorship I don’t think we can afford the funding for now. Please what do you think we can do to accomplish that, as we really want to expand our business globally. Question from BABATUNDE AGBOOLA on 08/03/2017

    Mario says:

    You can search for the Import/Export Mexican Association. http://www.anierm.org.mx/ (I am not sure if they have information in english)
    And from there, start looking for similar companies like yours to build an alliance

    Regards, Mario

  15. Hola Mario, I am working on a proposal to set up an office for a U.K university in Mexico. Essentially the idea would be for me to be there and help promote the university in terms of recruitment, exchanges, partnerships. I plan to be based in Mexico City but would also travel around Latin America from time to time for promotional activities. I need to give the university a figure as to how much this would cost ... I would also like to know how you recommend it is setup, i.e what kind of business entity it would be? Other than my own income there would be no income generated from the venture, unless a student from Latin America decides to study at the university, but those fees would be paid to the U.K university. All I would really need is an office to be based (renting, not purchased) for visits and to work from. And other than that I would be out doing promotional activites etc but based in Mexico and Latin America primarily. I would also like to ask you how the taxation system would work? If I am working for a U.K university in Mexico can I assume that I would pay Mexican taxes? And what would be the responsibilites of my employer in the U.K to pay social security? Also, it is likely that there will be some time in which I spend working in the U.K, perhaps 2 out of every 12 months I will be based in the U.K working/visiting home, and therefore I don't know whether that complicates matters in terms of residency and taxation. I realise this is a strange one as there is no real income generated other than students going to study in the U.K and I am more like PR specialist in this role but any advice of the procedure and costs with regards to the context of the proposal would be very much appreciated! Thank you very much Question from Andrew Fleming on 11/02/2017

    Mario says:

    My answers:

    I need to give the university a figure as to how much this would cost ...
    >>> To create the office of representation, my fees will be USD$1,000.00 plus 16% tax. It does not include the notary fees.

    I would also like to know how you recommend it is setup, i.e what kind of business entity it would be?
    >>>A representation office.

    Other than my own income there would be no income generated from the venture, unless a student from Latin America decides to study at the university, but those fees would be paid to the U.K university. All I would really need is an office to be based (renting, not purchased) for visits and to work from.
    >>> You could consider a virtual office, it all depends on your budget.

    And other than that I would be out doing promotional activites etc but based in Mexico and Latin America primarily. I would also like to ask you how the taxation system would work?
    >>>It is used a tariff based on your income.

    If I am working for a U.K university in Mexico can I assume that I would pay Mexican taxes?
    >>> Yes. If you spend more than 180 days in Mexico in one year, then you will have to pay taxes in Mexico.

    And what would be the responsibilites of my employer in the U.K to pay social security?
    >>>None. The office of representation in Mexico will be the responsible to pay your social security in Mexico. For this process, you will need to get a working visa.

    Also, it is likely that there will be some time in which I spend working in the U.K, perhaps 2 out of every 12 months I will be based in the U.K working/visiting home, and therefore I don't know whether that complicates matters in terms of residency and taxation.
    >>> No. It does not complicate your situation. You can travel anytime.

    >>> Our monthly fees for doing the formats for the IRS of the representation office are USD$350.00 plus 16% tax.

    Do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions..
    C.P.A. Mario Zaldivar
    DIRECTOR
    ZALDIVAR CONSULTING, S.C.
    www.zaldivarconsulting.mx
    Tel.: +52-55-5677-2708 & +52-55-5677-2709
    Skype: zaldivar00

  16. Liz y yo estamos en el proceso de comprar los derechos a América Latina para introducir un nuevo concepto de franquicia de los Estados Unidos. Sería genial si podemos tener una llamada inicial para obtener su entrada como vemos si Mexico es uno de los primeros mercados en los que entramos. Podríamos compartir el concepto con usted y obtener su opinión y ver si tiene sentido ser uno de sus socios. Gracias. Question from ismael velez on 07/01/2017

    Mario says:

    Le envío mis datos.
    C.P.A. Mario Alfredo Zaldívar Sánchez
    E-mail: mzaldivar01@aol.com & mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx
    Tel.: +52-55-5677-2708 & +52-55-5677-2709
    Mobile: +52-1-55-3034-8805
    Skype: zaldivar00

    Saludos,

  17. Senor Zalvadar I am going to be opening a pharmaceutical research center in a dental school in Puebla, Mexico. I need advice on: which type of business to set up in Mexico, the requirements to set it up, and the tax implications. The business will be a subsidiary of an existing corporation in the Unites States of America. We will be employing about 15 people. Five of us will be moving to Puebla from the USA. What kinds of visas will we need? Thank you for your help! Jon Matthew Question from Jon Matthew Brown on 06/01/2017

    Mario says:

    I will send you detailed information according to our call.

    Regards,
    C.P.A. Mario Zaldivar
    mzaldivar01@aol.com
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

  18. Hola Mario! I would like to know if the following is possible. I am a Canadian who wants to start a photography business in Mexico. As a foreigner, I can start a business here in Mexico with a Notario Publico, correct? And then in order for me to work for the business I need to have the business issue a letter offering employment to myself, yes? Am I able to write this letter myself, legally speaking, or should I have someone else write it? What I am not quite clear on is, according to Mexican labor law Article 7: - In any enterprise or establishment, at least 90% of workers hired by the employer must be Mexican. - This article shall not apply to directors, administrators or general managers. Am I correct in assuming that if the offer of employment from my business is for one of the three positions listed as not applying to article 7 there should be no issue with me obtaining permission to work for my business. Also, in your opinion, what would be the best form for such a business: as Comerciante, persona fisica, some form of partnership or limited liability company. Another question is how does one qualify for a Comerciante persona fisica? Thanks so much! Question from Blaine Milne on 26/11/2016

    Mario says:

    Hola,
    I am a Canadian who wants to start a photography business in Mexico. As a foreigner, I can start a business here in Mexico with a Notario Publico, correct?
    Yes, if you are creating a company, and you will need a legal representative in Mexico with Power of Attorney

    And then in order for me to work for the business I need to have the business issue a letter offering employment to myself, yes?
    Actually the legal representative will sign the letter

    Am I able to write this letter myself, legally speaking, or should I have someone else write it?
    Someone else, the legal representative

    What I am not quite clear on is, according to Mexican labor law Article 7: - In any enterprise or establishment, at least 90% of workers hired by the employer must be Mexican. - This article shall not apply to directors, administrators or general managers. Am I correct in assuming that if the offer of employment from my business is for one of the three positions listed as not applying to article 7 there should be no issue with me obtaining permission to work for my business.
    You are correct

    Also, in your opinion, what would be the best form for such a business: as Comerciante, persona fisica, some form of partnership or limited liability company.
    A limited liability company. You will not be able to operate as an independent “persona fisica”

    Another question is how does one qualify for a Comerciante persona fisica?
    As a foreigner, you cannot do it.

    Regards, Mario My e-mail: mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

  19. Hello Mario, Myself and 3 others are in the planning stage of opening a hostel in Mexico. On top of providing lodging to guests we'd also like to sell food and alcohol, sell merchandise and provide tours. I have some basic questions about what we need to know for starting a business in Mexico before we go Mexico and begin scouting. 1.) What type of business structure would we be considered? Would we be a corporation or an LLC, etc...? Also what kind of taxes would we be paying? 2.) What types of licenses would we need to get beforehand? 3.) What types of lawyers, attorneys, and accountants should we get in touch with prior to starting our business? 4.) Do we only need Resident Visa to start a business in Mexico? Thank you for your help, Tyler Question from Tyler Faber on 25/11/2016

    Mario says:

    Hi Tyler,
    1.) What type of business structure would we be considered? A Limited Liability Company
    2.) Also what kind of taxes would we be paying? For companies: Income tax 30%. If you have employees: 3% Tax payroll, social security, housing fund, retirement fund, and employees profit sharing (10% of the profits before taxes). Additionally there are 16% VAT, and employees taxes.
    3.) What types of licenses would we need to get beforehand? Alcohol license
    4.) What types of lawyers, attorneys, and accountants should we get in touch with prior to starting our business? I, as an accountant (president of Zaldivar Consulting), and my Notary can help you to create the company and start operations. It involves Taxes Registration, accounting, taxes, invoicing, and payroll
    5.) Do we only need Resident Visa to start a business in Mexico? Yes, but you need to name a Mexican Legal Representative with Power of Attorney to register the company in the Taxes Authorities and act as a representative for any authorities and governmental issues. In this case, I can be your legal representative

    Regards, Mario

  20. I want to export my 40ft Power Yacht , with 2 en suite bedrooms, arranged on 3 levels and an Aft Deck Salon with a 180 degree view of a Marina. The business I want to form with a Mexican National is running a Dockside Bed and Boat, business, for International and vacationing Mexican Nationals. I want to 'dock' the vessel/hotel in either El Cid Hotel & Marina in MZT, or Hotel Marina Coral in Ensenada. Can your firm give me a quote to complete all paperwork needed to establish this business in Mexico? Question from Janet Nicholson on 27/10/2016

    Mario says:

    What nationality is the Yacht?
    Can you send me your e-mail?, I have a couple questions before sending you a proposal
    Warm Regards, Mario
    mzaldivar01@aol.com
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

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    Mario says:

    I will let you know if your services are needed.
    Regards, Mario

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    Mario says:

    At this time I do not have any project.
    If you need any assistance in Mexico, let me know and I will be more than happy to assist you.

    Regards, Mario

  23. Hello I represent 4 UK citizens who want to know if it is possible to start and solely own a small tourist activity based company in the Cancun region? Ideally we want to know how long and how much a small business licence would be to set up? How much work residency and work permits are? If you had any further advice? Thank you for your time Question from Ian Grant on 28/06/2016

    Mario says:

    Hi,
    Yes you can.
    In September, a new way of Mexican Society will start, where one individual could have its own company.

    It will take a couple days. The cost will be only for my fees.

    You need a working visa and an address in Mexico.

    What kind of tourist activity do you mean.

    Regards,
    Mario Zaldivar
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

  24. Mario, I have a client that has a significant manufacturing operation in Mexico working through a shelter. The client has a significant amount of inventory and equipment in Mexico, but as it is working through the shelter is not registered in Mexico. Is it possible for companies working through shelters to borrow lines of credit using their inventory or capital loans collaterilizing their fixed assets from a Mexican bank? Can you refer me to any applicable regulations that I should research? Question from Greg Kahn on 04/05/2016

    Mario says:

    Hi, yes, but it is important to know what will be the loan for, and where is your client from. It might be necessary to have a representative in Mexico.
    I am not sure about the inventory as collateral, but the equipment will work. You will need the original invoice translated into spanish and apostille.
    What kind of inventory do you have?
    Regulations vary according to the bank to which you will be working with.
    Is there any specific reason you want to get a loan from a Mexican Bank?
    I hope you can send your answers, and at the same time let me know if you have additional questions.
    Regards, Mario
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

  25. Hola Buenos Dias Mario, I am exploring the requirements to creating a business entity in Mexico so that we can hire help and open Mexican business entity bank accounts. We currently have a relationship with a private hospital that has an interest in having us rent space and create a private seperate clinic inside the hospital. in the US LLC entities are our preferred business type. So the RPL ..? Is most likely the correct entity Type. Are you able to help with this process? Muchas Gracias Question from Timothy Burns on 20/03/2016

    Mario says:

    Dear,
    Yes, we are able to help.
    We help foreign companies to set up companies and operations in Mexico.
    Let me know, what are your specific needs to start the process.

    Warm regards, Mario

  26. Hello Sir, I am from India wants to start Indian restaurant at Tijuana, Need your full guidance and support, how much i have to invest and how can i visit there to see the location for the business. I went to the embassy regarding this they advice me to bring an invitation letter on which i can get the visa but i don't know anybody over there please guide me how i can obtain the invitation letter and ASAP i can come to there to start my business. Question from Manoj Nanda on 07/12/2015

    Mario says:

    Dear Sir,
    Let me check the process, and I will get back to you.
    Can you give me some of your brackground? What is the name of your company? How many years have you been in the business? And restaurant experience?
    For your information I am located in Mexico City, but let me find out what can I do for you.
    Regards, Mario

  27. Dear Mario, I have a client who has developed a luggage tracker and is interested in distribution in Mexico. They urgently need assistance with the following information: • Usual margins for retailers, distributors, in the consumer electronics and luggage markets in Mexico • Retail Outlets for consumer electronics and luggage markets (department stores as well as specialty stores) • E-commerce portals that sell these products • Contacts in these channels • Revenue/quantities or market share of these channels What would be the best way to obtain this information? Kind regards Brenda Question from Brenda Gabriel on 05/12/2015

    Mario says:

    Hi Brenda, there is no such a site where you can find all the information.

    I hope this can help.

    Tracking Association
    http://www.amesis.org.mx/

    Tracking companies:
    http://www.mex-tracker.com/somos.html
    http://www.globaltrack.com.mx/
    http://www.copiloto.com.mx/2012/
    http://www.ubicalo.com.mx/ubiInfo/r_planes.html?gclid=Cj0KEQiA-ZSzBRDp3ITHm5KO_JYBEiQA1JjHHPC9DoZ8MsMgdDMZsd3wfxqMWqK1-QVzh2_gQfMKFa4aAhPY8P8HAQ

    Retail Stores:
    http://www.liverpool.com.mx/tienda/maletas/cat5280359
    http://www.elpalaciodehierro.com/ellos/ellos-equipaje/ellos-equipaje-maletas.html
    http://www.miguelpetacas.com/
    http://www.sears.com.mx/categoria/4736/maletas-individuales/

    Let me know if you are you interested in a Marketing research?
    Regards,
    Mario

  28. Dear Sir/Ma I am direct to a project Funder who is also known as private lender they specialized in bank instrument lease and sales their funds is purely earned from private and corporate investment portfolios without criminal origin.With the group capital fund which are specifically for lease/sale in form of bank instrument. The Financial institution can finance your signatory projects such as Real Estate Development, Aviation Service, Agriculture Finance, Petroleum Importation, Telecommunication, construction of Dams or Bridges and all kind of projects. The bank instrument can be use for purchase of goods from any manufacturer irrespective of their location. It can also serve as collateral with any bank in the world to secure loan for your project or to establish line of credit with your bank. We offer Bank Guarantee , all are issue from AAA Rated bank such as Deutsche Bank, HSBC Bank, UBS Zurich, Barclay's Bank , Standard Chartered Bank E.T.C. For more information, Endeavour to contact me as your convenient time. Regards GHARIB SAEED Contact: gharib.bgsblc@gmail.com Skype ID: gharib.bgsblc Question from Gharib Saeed on 04/12/2015

    Mario says:

    Thank you.
    I will let you know in case I request your services.
    Regards, Mario

  29. And if stock holders are Mexican citizens?? Question from vahid zibae on 05/11/2015

    Mario says:

    Sólo take about 1 Montt and cost will be about USD $ 3,500

  30. Greetings. I am currently in Mexico and would like to register company name and get certified as legitimate Mexican company. Name to be registered is Avicena IMD and Caltech Innovations. How long from start will this take to the time it is completed if we started today, and how much will it cost? Kind of Mexican S.A. de C.V.. Please advise thanks Question from vahid zibae on 04/11/2015

    Mario says:

    If the stockholders are from overseas, it will take about 2 months.
    The cost including notary fees are US $4,650.00 plus 16% tax
    My email: mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx
    My office number 56772708
    Cel 0445530348805

  31. Hello, we are already registered and operating as a company in Mexico. Lately, we have been told by our own clients that it might be possible to avoid paying Mexican VAT if services are invoiced from the US. in more detail, when our company in Mexico invoices a non-Mexican company for services, is it possible to be exempt of VAT? We have heard that this might be possible if we invoice a US company. Additionally, Would there be any VAT exempt between Mex and Switzerland? Thank you so much Question from Maria Pallares on 18/08/2015

    Mario says:

    Yes. Your company in Mexico can Invoice without VAT, if the service is provided overseas. I mean if the Mexican company provides the service in another country (export services), then VAT should be "0" (Zero)
    This is for any country, the export of services are exempt of VAT

    Let me know, if you have any additional questions.
    Regards, Mario

  32. Mr. Sancez! Abacus 247 LLC is an online retailer selling on all major marketplaces including Amazon. We utilize Amazon Fulfilment Operation (FBA) in Europe and Japan. Recently Amazon Mexico opened its first warehouse allowing vendors in Mexico and abroad to utilize Fulfill by Amazon program. We are USA company and in order to ship to the Amazon warehouse in Mexico we need to obtain RFC ID and be registered on the List of Importers to Mexico...these are Amazon's requirements since Amazon can not be Importer of record. Are you aware of any possibility of obtaining these necessary Ids without actually creating a company in Mexico? Do you know of any Agent or Broker or any entity that would be our Proxy in Mexico? Thank you in advance for any information or idea you may share! Regards, Slavica Ristic VP Operations Abacus 247 LLC Phoenix AZ slavica.r@abacus24-7.com 602-889-9002 Question from Slavica Ristic on 23/07/2015

    Mario says:

    Dear Slavica Ristic,

    In Zaldivar Group, is integrated by two companies:
    1.- Zaldivar Consulting.- which is an Accounting Firm of Certified Public Accountants, where we focus on Set-up Companies, start-up operations, auditing, taxes, accounting and payroll
    2.- Representaciones Zaldivar.- which is a Trading Company and we can help you to import almost any kind of products.

    Let me know if you have more information about the products you are willing to import to Mexico.

    Regards, Mario

  33. Dear Sir/Madam, We are broker firm, we have direct Provider of BG/SBLC specifically for Lease, The provider is tested and trusted. We have been dealing with the company for paste 12 years. Interested Agent/Lessee should contact us for directives.via email: walter_m31@yahoo.co.uk or walter_m31@lawyer.com Best regards, Walter Coleman Question from Anonymous on 28/05/2015

    Mario says:

    What do you mean with:
    Provider of BG/SBLC

    Warm Regards, Mario

  34. Hello Mr.. Sánchez, We are looking at purchasing a boutique hotel & SCUBA operation in Mexico. We can readily put up a down payment of over half the asking price. We have reviewed the current financials and expansion opportunities, they are many. This is a great opportunity for us . Can you recommend specific lending agencies to contact for assistance? Please advise. Thank you, Peter Clark Question from peter clark on 28/04/2015

    Mario says:

    Dear Mr. Peter Clark, The best is to ask for a loan in a Bank. Could be Banamex, Bancomer and/or HSBC? Altough, the interest rate could be up to 12% and they will request for a real estate guarantee for the loan.

    I will suggest, you get a loan from your home country, it could be easier, and might be cheaper.

    Where are you from?
    Are you doing the business by yourself or are you planning to create a Corporation with partners?

    Let me know if I can be of any further assistance.
    My e-mail: mzaldivar01@aol.com

  35. Dear sir, i am the proprietor of Haroon Niazi Trading Co.i am from Pakistan as you know the currently position for business security is not satisfy in our country so i decided to register my company and open my business office there in MEXICO Already i got visitor visa of mexico Pleas guide me how can register my company for the fist time and get business visa what is the requirements for that awaiting for your reply. Question from muhammad niazi on 07/02/2015

    Mario says:

    To register a company you have to créate one with a Notary. After having the company you can start processing your business visa.

    For creating a company you need at least two stockholders for your company in Mexico, can be companies and/or persons.

    What will be the activity of your company in Mexico?

    At some point, you will have to come to Mexico for signing the constitution of the company. ARe you able to come to Mexico?

    If you need any further information please contact me at mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

  36. Hey, I'm just wondering what are the legal implications of doing business in Mexico. First of all, I'm thinking of expanding a shoe business to Mexico. I will be doing all manufacturing and Marketing in Mexico. Is there anything required by law? How many permits would i need? Question from Tim Jeev on 27/11/2014

    Mario says:

    The shoe business does not requere any different requirements then the regular for any other business.
    First, you have to build a Mexican company, where all could be foreign stockholders.
    Second, you will have to register the company for Taxes purposes with the Taxes Administration
    Third, the company will open a bank account, and register for Electronic Invoicing, Electronic Accounting, and Electronic Payroll
    Fourth, hiring employees will take you to registration for social security, payroll taxes, housing fund, and retirement fund.
    Finally, the coporate taxes are 30% and sales tax is 16%
    Let me know if you have any additional question.
    Warm regards, Mario

  37. Hi Mario, We would like setup a Recruitment Outsourcing wing of our company. In this regard we would like to know the total number recruitment agencies that are existing in mexico by city. We have identified the top cities in mexico as Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey. Can you let us know the number of recruitment agencies that are giving their services in each of these cities. Question from Ashok Sankar Chekuri on 29/10/2014

    Mario says:

    According to the time I should invest, my fees for getting this information are USD$950.00
    You will get from Mexico City, Guadalajara and Monterrey, number of Recruitment companies, contact information, address, and website,
    I will need your approval and deposit for our services.
    Warm regards, Mario
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx
    www.zaldivarconsulting.mx

  38. Dear Mr. Mario Alfredo, My name is Bhesha Raj Neupane from Kathmandu, Nepal. We are a travel agent with over 12 years of successful business record. We would like to set-up a tourism company to operate tourism activities and hotel in Mexico. Kindly guide procedures and legal obligation for foreigners with your professional fees. Sincerely yours, Bhesha Raj Neupane Executive Director Gangotri Tours and Travels Pvt. Ltd. Kathmandu, Nepal Question from Bhesha Raj Neupane on 04/02/2014

    Mario says:

    My profesional fees are USD 250.00 per hour.

    Foreigners are aloud to set-up Tourism companies in Mexico.

    The first step is to créate a company. If the sotckholders are foreigners, they must have ID and documents translated in spanich and apositlle by an authorized Notary by the Mexican Embassy in your country. At least you have to have 2 stockholders could be persons or companies.

    Warm regards, Mario
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

  39. Yes Mario, Public liability insurance for a freediving/spearfishing franchise in Cancun. Thank you for your help. Regards Andy Petch Question from Andrew Petch on 16/01/2014

    Mario says:

    I have asked the insurance company, and they are requesting more information about it.
    Do you still need it?
    Can I provide your information to the insurance company? So, they can contact you directly
    Regards, Mario
    mzaldivar@zaldivarconsulting.mx

  40. Good Afternoon Mario, I am looking to start a spearfishing franchise in Cancun Mexico. All is agreed with the owner of the franchise but I am looking to find a PLI quote for my business. Any help would be very much appreciated. Kind Regards Andrew Petch Question from Andrew Petch on 16/01/2014

    Mario says:

    Dear Andrew, Can you specify what do you mean with PLI? Warm regards, Mario

  41. Hi Mario, My business partners would like to start up a company that distributes Tequila from Mexico with an eye on the Mainland Chinese market. I I live in Hong Kong and am a Mexican citizen and American citizen and my partner is American and we wanted to know if it makes more sense to incorporate or form our company in Mexico, in the USA or in Hong Kong? We have equal access to all three countries. Best, Clark Question from Clark Wonders on 13/11/2013

    Mario says:

    Hi Clark,
    Mexico is the answer.
    If you stablish a company in Mexico, you can export directly to China. Exports are 0% taxable.
    Let me know if you need any further information or any assistance.
    Regards, Mario

  42. Hello Mario Alfredo , My name is Engr Miguel.Lamine.Bojang the present Technical Director in Gambia Ministry of Works & Housing. I seek to engage in a profitable business partnership with you based on your profile. Please indicate interest by writing me through email (miguel.5x0@msn.com), including your full contacts for further communication and details of the proposal. Engr Miguel.L.Bojang Question from Anonymous on 02/10/2013

    Mario says:

    Before giving you any answer, can you send more information about your business?
    Regards, Mario

  43. export import www.sonestaint.com how can possable thanks Question from moughal ali on 12/09/2013

    Mario says:

    How can I help you?

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