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Mayan Milpas farming, Yucatan, Mexico – I can’t speak for the economy for the whole Yucatan, Mexico but I can speak for where I live, in Valladolid, which is mid way between Cancun and Merida. There are probably three tiers of the economy – agriculture, education, and tourism
Arial view of Playa del Carmen, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living - Property taxes in Mexico are nothing compared to the amount you pay in the States. The low amount of property taxes in Mexico is one of the biggest advantages of purchasing in Mexico.
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Merida, Mexico home – With regard to Mexican taxes, money not earned in Mexico is tax-free for an expat. So, your retirement account, social security check, all that money you bring into Mexico is 100% tax-free, whether you’re a tourist, a temp resident or a permanent resident.
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Beach on the Riviera Maya, Mexico – The cost for a housekeeper or maid in Mexico for more or less a daily basis would be around US $350 monthly, for somebody who would go in in the morning and be there half a day, every day, from 9AM to 3PM; 6 hours, more or less.
Agua_de_jamaica, Mexico – Best Places In The World To Retire – International Living-We tend not to drink the water from the taps in Los Cabos and La Paz. The water in Los Cabos and La Paz comes from aquifers in the ground so people don’t drink it.