The Mexican Government has a very high tax rate.
Income tax averages about 30%
Value Added Tax 16%
Lodging Tax 3%
If you're renting straight through Airbnb without filing your own taxes you're paying the highest tax rates and getting zero deductions.
If you're avoiding the platforms and receiving rental money without paying taxes you're doing tax evasion and could have your bank accounts frozen.
What to do?
1) Obtain Residency and an RFC or tax id. Best to talk to an accountant. You will also acquire filing obligations. You can find an accountant here:
2) Talk to one of our agents so we can explain our www.mexprofessionals.com/fiscal-strategies
We can help lower your tax rate legally.
That's the easiest, safest way to lower your tax burden.