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The All Chile Forum and Chile Wiki is the online Expat English language resource for foreigners, inside and outside Chile since 2006. When it comes to moving to or living in Chile, the Chile Forum has for over eight years been the most comprehensive source for those that like to research, need self-help, DIY, how to's, and everything else about life in Chile.

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Moving to Chile
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TOPIC: American graduate moving to Chile to work for multinational?
Don't know about the rest but I would check with the IRS. Had a few friends who thought the same...working abroad, only in the US less then 30 days per year etc. etc.. Uncle Sam came a knocking after about...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Quick car question!!
What you are not taking into account is the lawsuit that you may find against you for civil damages to the third party. The value of your car is immaterial. Here we are talking about a delito, ie no...

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: Create a company in Chile
Why not do things the right way and use Spencer Global. You have to be REALLY careful when choosing a lawyer here. What you want to set up is not difficult but the laws here are very strange at times,...

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Jobs in Chile and Work Related Issues in Chile
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TOPIC: Teaching at Public/Subsidized schools
I grew up in Mexico, so my Spanish is fine, but I still struggle with all the technical Chilean jargon. I'll keep researching.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Buying a car in Chile
Check out the HUBB on Horizons Unlimited, everyone is really friendly and helpful, and sounds like this is the site you should be looking at if you're planning overland trips!! It has been essential for my trips, they also...

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: US IRS Form 90-22.1, do people file this?
You can continue to use whatever as before as all it is is a special PDF form that "talks" to bsaefiling.fincen.treas.gov

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Travel in Chile
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TOPIC: Astrotourism skyrockets in Chile
We visited Vicuña a couple of years ago and stayed at a B&B, Hostel donde Rita. The big observatory on Cero Tololo has bilingual, daytime Saturday tours, but you'll need your own car and a reservation from the main...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Big delays with issuing RUT card?
this really sounds like you are confusing a rut number for tax purposes with residency rut number. in any case you can not legally work in chile without work permission. no one gets residency in 7 weeks. based on what...

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Lobby
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TOPIC: The Obama Administration
Hope springs eternal… Sources: Obama Will Kill Keystone XL Pipeline

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Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
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TOPIC: when seismic-isolators for all buildings will be finished?
Many thanks for this very interesting information.

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Foreign Branch (Agencia)
it depends. we don't even mention registering a foreign company because it is an expensive hasle to operate day to day. you essentially end up creating a chilean company anyway. creat a chilean company, and if you like make the...

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Our Meeting with the Ministry of Economy
yea they are all unemployed now. not expecting much from this goverment. if something happens it will likly be an accident as they try to do something else.

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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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TOPIC: Homeschool in Chile?
Hi, We are (mostly) homeschooling up here in Iquique. I know of another expat family here who is using an on-line curriculum from the US. When we did our research before arriving, we didn't find much home-schooling information for Chile,...

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Lobby
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TOPIC: Yes you can be found and kicked out
they are booting a lot of people now with visa problems. gone are the days when people could just wing it on an irregular visa situation.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Santander problem!
Guys, i need text of this sms or photo, who can help me? can do this in pm I want to send the same text from skype or from any other cellphone and check if it will go through.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: 7.9 to 8.3 earthquake, tsunami evacuation
Thanks for the article. The aftershocks have been greatly reduced this week... it has been a relief.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Expats with businesses (Santiago sucks!)
I lived in Santiago for 8 months in 2002 and I loved the city - but I wouldn't consider living there these days myself. I want to be close enough to enjoy it on a whim and when I get...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: World Price Mapping...
Another great site for "Cost of Living" information is numbeo dot com

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Interesting article about Water rights in Chile
Any resources (preferably but not necessarily in english) which might go into water use regulations - Ideally from a municipal source. I'm looking into a potential commercial activity which will require potable water in amounts ranging from 40m3 per month...

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Moving to Chile
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TOPIC: Finding a Place to Rent
Thanks for your help. I saw it more the other way myself (or fairly ambiguous) but my wife agrees with you so that's 3-1...I still appear to be lacking some nuances in the language even though I understand all the...

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Isapres: why SO sexist?
I can't speak to Chile specifically (but I've seen similar situations in a number of other jurisdictions where the primary policy holder pays full price and the dependents pay a slightly discounted rate. Given that the reduction on both...

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Legal Issues
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TOPIC: Kindle Publishing & IRS Royalty Deduction
Thanks Bob, that looks to be what I'll be doing.

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: Civil registry office announced just for foreigners
we have been telling people for years do not apply for residency through the consulates. people keep doing it. residency has nothing to do with the civil registry office. they are only dealt with at the end of the process...

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Lobby
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TOPIC: The State of the States
This writer of this article, to borrow from Winston Churchill, uses statistics in the same way a drunk uses a lamp post - more for support than illumination. He is obviously a right winger who started writing the article from...

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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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TOPIC: Hello everyone!
Bienvenidos. Your English is pretty damn good too.

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New Users Start Here: FORUM NEWS
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TOPIC: New user from Sweden
Home School is great if you live in the provinces. Changed our lives, much for the better.

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Lobby
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TOPIC: cost to install electricity and mains water
Ha yeah always use the 3/2/.5 rule it will take three times as long and cost twice as much as what they tell you and only be half of what they promised

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Living in Chile
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TOPIC: plane down, our friend hans from isla mocha
They recently took up the search for the plane again and some fishermen on Isla Mocha found a piece of metal which may have come from the plane.

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Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
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TOPIC: Can you afford to live in Chile????
Reading this will give some people cause to think, it all adds up, family relocation is not cheap. I get asked a lot what the cost of living is like here, Chile is not cheap but where is these days...?...

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Food in Chile
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TOPIC: Homemade Peeps Recipe!
Hey no thread hijacking But anyway my favorite one was a German product, hefe paste, comes in a toothpaste type tube, available w dill or horseradish flavor.

Chile Exchange Rates

April 25, 2014
UF $23.735,56
UTM (Abril) $41.469,00
Dólar Observado $563,76
Euro $779,00
TCM(02/01/1998=100) $108,18
Source: Central Bank of Chile