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Dear Clients and Friends, According to official figures, of Mexico’s 653 aquifers, 105 are overexploited, while about 40% of water is wasted due to leakage. In addition, 70% of surface waters are contaminated by sewage discharges. In order to counter this phenomenon, on January 6, a Decree amending the National Waters Law was published in…

Dear Clients and Friends, In order to standardize the normative provisions governing the procedure for obtaining temporary or permanent residence in Mexico, the Ministry of the Interior published the Agreement amending article 32 of the Guidelines for Migration Procedures (“Agreement”). Published in the Official Gazette of the Federation on December 30, the Agreement provides for…

Dear Clients and Friends, Recently, the Second Chamber of the Nation’s Supreme Court of Justice issued jurisprudence number 2a./J. 161/2019 (10a.), entitled: “PRIVATE DOCUMENTS. THEY MUST COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENT OF ‘CERTAINTY OF DATE’ IN THE CASE OF THE EXERCISE OF AUDIT POWERS, TO VERIFY THE COMPLIANCE OF TAX OBLIGATIONS OF THE TAXPAYER”. In said…

Dear Clients and Friends, On December 20th, the Official Gazette of the Federation published the Decree amending the Tariff of the General Import and Export Tax Law, the Decree establishing the general import tax for the border region and the northern border strip and the Decree for the Promotion of Manufacturing, Maquila and Export Services…

Dear Clients and Friends, On December 10th, agreements modifying the T-MEC [United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement – USMCA] were signed. In labor matters, the main points were the following: Mexico signed separately with the USA and Canada the so-called “Rapid Response Labor Mechanism in Specific Facilities.” (The USA and Canada did not sign such an agreement between…

Dear Clients and Friends, Again, we would like to remind you that you have the opportunity to present an Amparo against the payment of “Fees for Public Lighting (DAP)”, charged monthly by the Federal Electricity Commission in the States of Aguascalientes, Chihuahua, Querétaro, Puebla, among others, which will be charged in your receipt as of…

After deputies and senators approved amendments to several fiscal laws as part of the Economic Package 2020, yesterday, December 9, the Official Gazette of the Federation published the Decree amending, adding and repealing several provisions of the Income Tax Law, the Value Added Tax Law, Excise Tax Law and the Federal Fiscal Code (“Decree”), which…

Dear Clients and Friends, Mexico, as part of its fight against corruption, is an active party to international agreements that bind it to improve and increase preventive measures to inhibit dishonest and unethical practices. These measures include the creation and implementation of codes of conduct for governmental and private entities. Since 2016 the General Law…

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