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The Panama Insider: Logistics A-Z<br />How to Navigate Panama Like a Pro<br />Things You Should Know<br />
The Panama Insider: Logistics A-Z<br />How to Navigate Panama Like a Pro<br />Things You Should Know<br />Ellen Ring<br />...
T.I.P.- This Is Panama<br />You think ‘mañana’ means TOMORROW, but it really just means ‘NOT today’!<br />Protect Yourself...
6 Pillars To Panama Relocation<br />Research<br />Due Diligence Tour<br />Offshore Corporations & Banking Accounts<br />2n...
Research<br />We know where to look, whom to call, how to speak the language<br />Executive Coordinator & Collector of Res...
Turn Key Solution<br />Your own personal Google<br /> If we don’t know, we’ll find out. <br />You are in the driver’s seat...
What’s YOUR Motivation?<br />My Passion: Help people expatriate and integrate. <br />Have fun while you avoid the pitfalls...
Due Diligence Tour<br />Educational & Fun<br />Where to visit? Where to Live? What opportunities may fit my interests?<br ...
Offshore Corporations & Banking Accounts<br />STOP PLAYING BY THE OLD RULE BOOK!<br />Multi-jurisdictional resources, educ...
   2nd Residency: Immigration<br />Pay & take the fast route<br />
Renting<br />No MLS – You need a man on the ground<br />
Renting<br />No MLS – You need a man on the ground<br />Mountain Views, No Traffic Noise, Close enough yet far away<br />P...
Moving your stuff!<br /><ul><li>From your old home to your new home, we’ll ensure a smooth transit
Partners: Capital Pacifico
Customs
Insurance
Packing
Gun Control
Pets</li></li></ul><li>Time Sensitive Resources<br />Write This Down<br />READ IT!<br />Get Consulted<br />www.ThePanamaIn...
Customs<br />You pay rent from the time they open the container until it leaves.<br />Goods won’t get inspected by customs...
Insurance<br />Generally insured up to $20k<br />Insured from packing to unloading at your house<br />Having a man on the ...
NOTICE <br />You can’t do any of this without permanent residency status, not even your car. <br />Packing<br />Itemized l...
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How to Navigate Panama Like a Pro: Things you Wish Someone Would Tell You

  1. 1. The Panama Insider: Logistics A-Z<br />How to Navigate Panama Like a Pro<br />Things You Should Know<br />
  2. 2. The Panama Insider: Logistics A-Z<br />How to Navigate Panama Like a Pro<br />Things You Should Know<br />Ellen Ring<br />507-6752-9586<br />Facebook: The Panama Insider<br />www.thepanamainsider.com<br />
  3. 3. T.I.P.- This Is Panama<br />You think ‘mañana’ means TOMORROW, but it really just means ‘NOT today’!<br />Protect Yourself:<br /> Learning the language <br /> Collect resources and people who know people<br /> 3. Hire a Guide<br />
  4. 4. 6 Pillars To Panama Relocation<br />Research<br />Due Diligence Tour<br />Offshore Corporations & Banking Accounts<br />2nd Residency: Immigration<br />Renting<br />Moving Your Stuff<br />
  5. 5. Research<br />We know where to look, whom to call, how to speak the language<br />Executive Coordinator & Collector of Resources<br />5 years on the ground experience<br />Looking after your best interests<br />MAN ON THE GROUND<br />Fast Access to Contacts, Introductions, Expert Execution<br />Counseling, Education, Planning <br />
  6. 6. Turn Key Solution<br />Your own personal Google<br /> If we don’t know, we’ll find out. <br />You are in the driver’s seat<br />The Panama Insider is your cruise control <br />In fact, go Google The Panama Insider today!<br />
  7. 7. What’s YOUR Motivation?<br />My Passion: Help people expatriate and integrate. <br />Have fun while you avoid the pitfalls.<br />Discover the REAL Panama!<br />Why did Ellen come to Panama?<br />www.thepanamainsider.com/the-owner<br />Motivation:<br />Blessed to have had help; time to return the favor<br />Teach you how to integrate & not be an invasion<br />Education to escape oppressive governments<br />Build a community of like-minded neighbors<br />Safety in numbers<br />
  8. 8. Due Diligence Tour<br />Educational & Fun<br />Where to visit? Where to Live? What opportunities may fit my interests?<br />Professional help learning to navigate Panama<br />Custom vacations, tours, & events<br />Panama City, San Blas, David, Boquete, Bocas del Toro<br />Boquete Due Diligence Discovery Tour<br />San Blas Boutique Summit: How to Building a Compliant Private Offshore Structure<br />
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  10. 10. Offshore Corporations & Banking Accounts<br />STOP PLAYING BY THE OLD RULE BOOK!<br />Multi-jurisdictional resources, education<br />Compliant, private, tax privileged, positioned for growth<br />Partners: Peter Macfarlane & Associates<br />Q Wealth Report<br /> Discount Code: INSIDER<br />Wednesday April 20th, 2011<br />www.thepanamainsider.com/assetrelocation<br />
  11. 11. 2nd Residency: Immigration<br />Pay & take the fast route<br />
  12. 12. Renting<br />No MLS – You need a man on the ground<br />
  13. 13. Renting<br />No MLS – You need a man on the ground<br />Mountain Views, No Traffic Noise, Close enough yet far away<br />Perfect weather<br />Delicious drinking water<br />Fertile ground<br />2 bed, 1 bath, 1,300 sq. ft., 1/3 acre<br />
  14. 14. Moving your stuff!<br /><ul><li>From your old home to your new home, we’ll ensure a smooth transit
  15. 15. Partners: Capital Pacifico
  16. 16. Customs
  17. 17. Insurance
  18. 18. Packing
  19. 19. Gun Control
  20. 20. Pets</li></li></ul><li>Time Sensitive Resources<br />Write This Down<br />READ IT!<br />Get Consulted<br />www.ThePanamaInsider.com/assetrelocation<br />www.ThePanamaInsider.com/get-consulted<br />
  21. 21. Customs<br />You pay rent from the time they open the container until it leaves.<br />Goods won’t get inspected by customs until you have an exact and itemized list.<br />Vehicles 2008 and newer, no tax<br />Personal effects, no tax<br />Many a broken heart have regretted not having a man on the ground. Read the story:<br />www.thepanamainsider.com<br />
  22. 22. Insurance<br />Generally insured up to $20k<br />Insured from packing to unloading at your house<br />Having a man on the ground is important because if the truck flips while shipping your goods from the port to your new home, you pay the deductible for the clean-up and THEN they pick your stuff up off the street!<br />Who will save you in the event of any emergency?<br />
  23. 23. NOTICE <br />You can’t do any of this without permanent residency status, not even your car. <br />Packing<br />Itemized list<br />Anything made of wood must be fumigated and certified. <br />
  24. 24. GUN Control in Panama<br />The only way you can bring a fire arm into the country is if you have all the government paperwork to prove that you were a gun dealer. <br />Better to sell back home and buy new ones here. <br />If you’re not happy with that answer, there may be solutions now available to you.<br />
  25. 25. Pets to Panama<br />Certificate of good health from Vet. Needs to have had all shots. Within 30 days<br />Receive certified permission from the Panamanian Embassy nearest you when you show the vet’s certification. About $50<br />Airlines charge Big Dogs $150- cargo area of the plane<br />Small Dogs $65- and you can carry him on board.<br />Note: Make the reservation in advance because they only allow 2 pets per flight. <br />Once in Panama, you pay the government $150 or your pet will be quarantined for 30 days. There isn’t actually a quarantine service, but you have to pay it.<br />
  26. 26. A-Z Costs of going offshore<br />Estimated Shipping Costs on 40’ container $6k-8k<br />Immigration $3k<br />Offshore Compliance Structure & Counseling $5k<br />Due Diligence Discovery Tour $3k<br />Planning & Execution $1,500<br />= $18,500<br />
  27. 27. 11 Relocation Suggestions For Your Ultimate Success<br />Start with a Due Diligence Discovery Tour<br />Find a furnished apartment for rent. Decide if you will stay.<br />Use hostels to lower your costs while you tour the country experiencing paradise.<br />Come to Panama as a pauper on paper.<br />No US citizens banking in their own names<br />Open through a corporation<br />Let your realtor put your home purchase into a corporation.<br />Get your burglar bars up before you move in.<br />Know your neighbors. Language barrier? Cook something and share!<br />Trust your instincts, ask questions.<br />Know Panamanian Labor Laws.<br />Personality, Patience, Persistence, Perseverance, Perspective<br /> <br />More Warnings & Insights: www.thepanamainsider.com ‘About’ Section<br />
  28. 28. Forewarned is Forearmed<br />Get your Free Exclusive Report ‘Panama’s Financial Sector: 8 Secrets Your Lawyer May NOT Tell You’www.thepanamainsider.com/assetrelocation<br /> Real Estate ‘Blood on the Street’<br />The Hier Act: A Threat To Your Sovereignty<br />How to expatriate your assets, and why you must do it before 2012!<br />

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