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    The way money amounts are written is baffling me....

    are the first two amounts i listed the same?
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    The way money amounts are written is baffling me....

    sometimes amounts are written as 35.423,32 other times there is no period, only a coma before the last two numbers 35423,32 ??? then, for example, western union today lists one dollar as 348.3000 with no coma I am totally confused!
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    how to send money out of argentina?

    how does one send money, pesos or dollars out of arg to us?
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    Local Tourism Expenses $$ 50% Refund by Government...!

    yes last year's expired, but they have started again with enrollment now open to venders. us participants can sign up sometime in august my same friend told me.
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    Local Tourism Expenses $$ 50% Refund by Government...!

    a good friend used this service last year and DID get 50percent back from 3 trips. i plan to try it this year. registration should start in October. /previaje.gob.ar
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    Electricity & gas tariffs: where and how to register in order not to lose State subsidies

    ok! besos besos thanks again for the help.
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    Electricity & gas tariffs: where and how to register in order not to lose State subsidies

    in july 296,100, in june 446.400 (i needed more for 6 months rent due). thanks again gracielle!
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    Electricity & gas tariffs: where and how to register in order not to lose State subsidies

    i rent my house , am retired, no income here. i usually make one transfer a month via westernunion to my arg bank account. thanks again for your help. also the bills are in the name of the landlord, but i read that i can make a note of that.
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    Electricity & gas tariffs: where and how to register in order not to lose State subsidies

    i receive 1000 dollars in pesos a month in pesos (my SS payment in US ) . I live alone. Does the aprox 300.000 pesos a month mean i dont qualify for subsidy? thankyou so much geracielle for all your very informative posts...you have helped me mucho over the years!!
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    May 18, 2022 Census Day in ARG, per optional digital tool

    i have been trying to get on the website for census and keep getting message ¨this site cant be reached¨ has site crashed??
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    Western Union money transfer

    i was able to use the promo code DIGITAL0FEE one time many months ago..from then on when i make a transfer, that line for promo code its written reward points and when i try to enter nothing happens...no reduction in fee. i now have 160 reward points susposedly.....i hope this makes sense to...
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    Do banks ask for your ssn?

    thank you so much, LUNAR. i have know this man for a long time. In case i died in argentina i had listed him on my bank account as a benifactor since i knew my sis in los angeles could not deal with all the hoops necessary. (i dont have a big balance in arg bank and he could use the funds to...
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    Do banks ask for your ssn?

    i will try to clarify my situation. I am retired, do not own any property or do business in argentina. i get aprox 1,000.00 dollars from ssi deposited in my us bank which i then make a similar withdrawal via western union into my cordoba bank. i do not own any property or do business in the...
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    Banking question

    the 213,500 is the amount of pesos deposited by western union, and the gov took 10,675
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    Banking question

    no , the 1000 dollars converted to pesos by western union is the only deposit i have monthly, and the bank is not deducting it, but arg or cordoba gov.
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    Banking question

    i have been sending 1000 dollars converted to pesos via western union to my santander bank in cordoba for years now. about 5 months ago, i noticed that 5 percent was deducted right after pesos were deposited each month Regimen de recaudacion sircreb z Responsable:20211385376 / 5,00% sobre...
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    Western Union money transfer

    i have been doing WU transfers from my us bank to my santander bank for quite some time. i just noticed that for the last few months i have had 5 percent deducted from each transfer with the note "¨regimen de recandacion sircreb z".......i assume its a tax? anyone else have this?
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    Does Buenos Aires have many antiquarian book shops?

    I highly recommend The Book Seller, owned by an english dude with many antique books in all languages....
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    September Flights

    a bit of a sidetrack to this thread: i need to get documents to the US and can either fax or mail them. (emailing documents are not considered legal by many institutions). In my small town in Cordoba prov, there are no longer fax machines, and several people have told me that...
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    How many of you really know the interior and the culture, vs BA?

    I am from a small town in oregon...lived in BA the first three years, then moved to la falda, cordoba 8 years ago and have been here ever since. yes i miss lots of things BA has, but La Falda seems more like "home " to me...i can have a vegie garden, horses come by, everything is cheaper...
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