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by snobrd4life
Mon Jun 29, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: USA Taxes and Regulations
Replies: 9
Views: 386

Re: USA Taxes and Regulations

Thanks for your help: W8BEN form https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw8ben.pdf I might fill it in if the company I'm working to or the US authorities request me to do so, otherwise may as well stay off their radar? I worked in procurement for foreign consultants and service providers for my company. W...
by snobrd4life
Fri Jun 26, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: USA Taxes and Regulations
Replies: 9
Views: 386

Re: USA Taxes and Regulations

Look up W8-BEN form from IRS website as you will be acting as a 3rd party contractor on a full time basis.
by snobrd4life
Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: On C.V. Testing
Replies: 16
Views: 446

Re: On C.V. Testing

I had that test in 2016, the one with the swab up a nostril. It is truly horrible. Not all of the videos I have watched attracted my attention, as usually the procedure is presented in the news as "nothing special". Yet, in one video showing active duty military testing, and they all looked as real...
by snobrd4life
Wed Jun 03, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Lobby
Topic: America on Fire
Replies: 111
Views: 5560

Re: America on Fire

nikotromus wrote:
Tue Jun 02, 2020 11:55 pm
By the way, I've been choked out dozens of times"...
I could write a whole lot more in comment to that one line, but you hit the nail on the head with that one.
by snobrd4life
Mon May 25, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Chile Investment, business, and Money Issues
Topic: Global Economy, recession, depression, or...
Replies: 54
Views: 3890

Re: Global Economy, recession, depression, or...

Live on a pension or Social Security? All of those funds will go bankrupt. Most of us will lose our jobs. Those of us who are lucky enough to keep them will be forced to accept a massive pay cut. If you have a mortgage, you will lose your home and be forced into the streets. If your house is paid o...
by snobrd4life
Wed May 20, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Housing market situation
Replies: 502
Views: 48422

Re: Housing market situation

I'm not saying it was perfect before, but we definitely didn't go through as much bs with the banks as when we bought the apartment in the first place.
by snobrd4life
Wed May 20, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Housing market situation
Replies: 502
Views: 48422

Re: Housing market situation

Just to give a bit of our experience selling real estate during the "estallido"... We entered into contract with our current tenant to sell our apartment in Nunoa at X price in CLP at the beginning of October 2019. Peso was at 715. Because we are selling from abroad we had to go to the Chilean cons...
by snobrd4life
Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: *No longer available* Apartment for Sale/Rent in Concon
Replies: 5
Views: 1024

Re: Apartment for Sale/Rent in Concon

The fx rate has not been kind to the peso as of recent...
by snobrd4life
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: *No longer available* Apartment for Sale/Rent in Concon
Replies: 5
Views: 1024

Re: Apartment for Sale/Rent in Concon

He's asking 5800UF to purchase or CLP450.000/month to rent.
by snobrd4life
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Living in Chile
Topic: The new constitutional vote and the social crisis
Replies: 447
Views: 45978

Re: The new constitutional vote and the social crisis

How many other families are making the same decision this year? My wife's much younger cousin is also about to start his 3rd year at uni in Valdivia. Second semester last year was very complicated we all feel bad for him because he is a fantastic student that genuinely has excelled in every opportu...
by snobrd4life
Thu Feb 13, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Chile Real Estate, Property, and Construction
Topic: Housing market situation
Replies: 502
Views: 48422

Re: Housing market situation

Thanks! When you refer to the trade you do, are they for personal banking or business banking on behalf of your clients? We're closing a deal with your team in about a month, hopefully.