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    Importing Electronic Items Through The Mail

    I am considering the purchase of 40 water quality testers from China for resale here in Argentina. I will have them shipped via DHL to my home address here in Capital Federal. I understand I will need to pay 50% of the value of the goods plus 50% of the shipping fees to the Aduana. The Chinese...
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    Banking in Argentina

    I am now in posession of Argentine Permanent Residency & DNI and am considering opening an Argentine bank account. I want to know if it is possible to get a bank account here with a VISA or Mastercard debit card that I can use to buy items abroad in dollars (like on Amazon.com) and pay for them...
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    reporting a Doctor who scams patients

    Hi Guys n Gals, I have a friend who is having trouble with a local doctor. The doctor practices Biological Medicine and ripped my friend off for $200 USD for a diagnostic test and now will not treat my friend. Is there an Argentine Medical Association or similar agency we can file a complaint...
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    Is it just the season or what?

    I have been in Argentina for 3+ years now and notice that during the fall/winter months the milk and cream have an off taste that is almost intolerable to me. Now for the last few weeks ALL the beef I have purchased at COTO market has an almost rancid, putrified smell when cooked. Is this normal...
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    Advice needed- International warranty repairs

    Hi Guys & Gals, I have a medical grade ozone generator that I purchased in the USA. The ozone generator tubes are broke and I need to remove them and mail them back to the USA for a free replacement. My question is, when they are returned, will I have to pay an import tax on these items even...
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    IVA- When do I have to pay and when am I being scammed?

    Hello, I currently rent a ministorage unit here in Capital Federal. I pay 1100 pesos per month for the rent and the company is telling me that I have to pay IVA on top the 1100 pesos, yet when they write me out a receipt, there is no mention of the IVA. On top of that, they will not allow me...
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    Importing Personal Items from the US

    Hello everyone, I am in Argentina on a Rentista Visa (Temporary Residence). I have shipped all of my household goods via freighter and the container is currently in the port of BsAs. My problem is this: I entered the country on March 5th, so technically I had until the 5th of September to bring...
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