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1.1 Introduction: overview of the domestic payroll system

Mexico
Mexico | Commentary

1.1 Introduction: overview of the domestic payroll system

Mexico | Commentary

1.     Payroll basics

1.1     Introduction: overview of the domestic payroll system

Mexico's official name is Estados Unidos Mexicanos (United States of Mexico). It has 31 states, and each state has its own judiciary and elected governor.

The tax year is the calendar year.

SpanishEnglishFunction
Servicio de Administracion Tributaria (SAT)Federal tax administration serviceCollects all income taxes.
Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS)Social security instituteCollects all social taxes and is responsible for workers in the private sector
Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado (ISSTE)Institute for social security and services for state workersThis

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