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    Argentina; land of the selfish

    It's only an observation (so don't all jump on me!) but isn't Argentina the land where protocol reigns....in a shop people will attempt to serve five people at once because protocol demands it.....in a shop the richest woman will push to the front of the queue and wave her money in front of the...
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    The Argentine tax entity the "AFIP" is imposing PENALTIES and LOTS of fines to Foreigners SELLING th

    You are all being very helpful but my question is really this.... Can an error or an incorrect fact be corrected on an escritura. This is what is called in Roman Law "amending an error on the face of the record". I will be happy (not exactly happy, more resigned) to paying more tax. If the...
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    The Argentine tax entity the "AFIP" is imposing PENALTIES and LOTS of fines to Foreigners SELLING th

    Dear all Thank-you for your insight and help. I am feeling pretty sore.....I think we have been stung, especially because I have an email from the escribano two days before the escritura confirming the price!.... As regards the money, I wired it myself...I have the receipt...from Abbey in...
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    Researching Buenos Aires - where to live

    It's a bit hard to say which areas to avoid, as like in London, the worst thing can happen in the best areas..... Generally, like any big city a street (which is not a major thoroughfare) with a few cafes and shops, perhaps a school or hospital (or embassy!) will be safer than an area which is...
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    advice on moving to BA pls

    I have some small pieces of advice as I have only semi-moved there. First of all, Bs As is amazing.....but be really careful with everything and everyone. Petty theft and dishonesty is rampant. Violent crime at a similar level to UK. Trust people for the small things but listen to the locals and...
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    The Argentine tax entity the "AFIP" is imposing PENALTIES and LOTS of fines to Foreigners SELLING th

    re the above....to makes things even stranger....we've just found out the seller had no idea that the price was being "lowered" and he had paid tax on the full AFIP transfer value.
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    The Argentine tax entity the "AFIP" is imposing PENALTIES and LOTS of fines to Foreigners SELLING th

    Help!!! we've landed in a bit of bother here and wonder if anyone has a perspective or a contact (we can pay for advice)...... We bought 2 properties here with no problem. Everything above board, correct price registered (despite an escribano suggesting I lower the price to decrease tax , I...
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