How to Reduce Taxes as an Expat in Latam

This guest article was contributed by Andrew Henderson, founder of Nomad Capitalist.

Hard as it may be for some to believe, I didn’t move overseas for the tax benefits.

However, the tax benefits of legally escaping the tax net in increasingly confiscatory countries like the United States can be quite alluring. Living in Latin America can help you substantially reduce - and even eliminate - your personal and business tax obligations.

Do You Want To Make Money Online And Travel Latin America?

This is a review of Content 2 Cash, by Jake Nomada.

Have you ever thought how nice it might be to make money from your laptop while living in Latin America?

Imagine yourself in a penthouse overlooking a city, or relaxing in secluded beach abode, earning in dollars but spending in pesos, soles or reales.

Setting your own hours. Knowing you can party ‘til 6am at a reggaeton club because you can start your day’s work whenever you please; or being able to take a few days off on a whim for a rejuvenating excursion in the Andes.

If you’ve read my blog, perhaps such things have crossed your mind…

Read This If You Want To Live In Mexico

Have you ever thought about living in Mexico?

Imagining yourself in a beach house or apartment with a view?

Starting a small business down south?

Obtaining a second passport and/or an additional bank account (along with all the benefits those come with?)

If so, read on!

My Latin Life's Essential "Narco" Reading List

Welcome to My Latin Life’s Essential Narco Reading List!

If you’re interested in criminal doings south of the border - particularly as they pertain to the drug trade, you have come to the right place.

The following books cover everything from…

Which Latin American Country Has The Fastest Internet?

If Internet speeds are extremely relevant to your hobby or line of work, check out this list before booking any trips.

Here are the Latin American countries with the fastest Internet.

A Review Of The Expat Files Podcast

Today, I’ll be writing a review of The Expat Files Podcast.

If you don’t know what it is, I’ll bring you up to speed.

The Expat Files is a podcast that tells you what it’s like to live, work, play and retire in Latin America…

It touches on absolutely everything about living in Latin America…

The Brave New Future Of My Latin Life

Vance here.

And I’ve got an announcement.

But, before we jump into that, I just wanted to take a few lines to thank ya’ll.

When I started My Latin Life a few years back, I never…

Vance Bares His Soul: My Latest Online Interview

Recently, I did an interview with a friend of mine, copywriter Dennis Demori.

And covered A LOT. Online business, women in Latin America, underrated music and movies, drug cartels and my future plans for myself and my blog.

Here's the full text.

Enjoy!

Pro Niche Site Review: The Easiest Way To Make Money Online

Welcome to my Pro Niche Site review, a course by Kyle Trouble.

But first, a brief story.

Anyone who earns a living online remembers their first pay check.

It’s a sensational feeling.

Ah, I still remember my first time…

How To Run A Drug Cartel: Book Review/Explanation

I re-read an excellent book recently.

A book SO GOOD I haven't been able to get it out of my head.

What's it called?

Well, you'll have to scroll to the end of the article to find out.

For now, I'm going to explain what I learned from it…

Adventures in Latin American E-Commerce: War With Ecuador

***UPDATE: I've since moved on from the business, but if you have any questions I'm still happy to answer them!

If you don't know what I've been doing, I'll get you up to speed.

Last year, I started a small business with a partner in Peru. It's in the women's clothing industry. We sell our products through two primary outlets: an online store and consignment.

It's going well and getting better each day - we're now at the point where the brand can cover all of our expenses living in Lima...

Business in Latin America: Physical Store vs Online Store

Today, I'll be talking again about business in Latin America. More specifically, I'll be discussing whether it's better to open a physical store or an online store.

We'll go over the pros and cons of each, along with ways you can set up shop south of the border as a foreigner.

Let's jump into it.

Doing Business in Latin America: Is It Worth The Trouble?

Hey, folks.

As regular readers may know, I've been playing around with doing business in Latin America.

Although I never intended to go down this path, it isn't altogether surprising - as a LATAM fanatic and as someone who's always been interested in creative ways to earn an income, it makes sense that I'd eventually try a venture down here.