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aparecer

to appear

2

to work for oneself

trabajo por cuenta propia

3

business partner

las socias de un negocio

4

profit

utilidad

5

to lend

prestar

6

taxes

most hispanic countries have very different tax systems from America. They do have income tax, but most government income comes through assessed taxes, property taxes, and customs duties.
Bad because lower-income people end up paying a higher share of their incomes than higher-income people do.

7

I.V.A.

El impuesto al valor agregado
(Value-added tax)
An indirect tax added to the value of products during various phases; collected by Spain and Mexico.

8

The IRA does not

provide tax forms in Spanish. They provide lots of other things in Spanish tho.

9

What can Spanish speakers do to file their taxes?

1) find bilingual friend, family member or accountant
2) volunteer organizations like VITA/TCE or AARP

10

What is the popular way to file taxes in the Latino community? Why?

The internet. Earlier rebates, safer, easier, cheaper.

11

tax system

el sistema tributario

12

co owner

coproprietario

13

socia

partner

14

chaquetas y abrigos

jackets and coats

15

already made the request to the office of patents and trademarks but still have not received response

for the second one

16

girls: dresses blouses and skirts
boys: shirts and pants
all: jeans, coats and jackets

for the second one

17

My advice is to begin by improving the look of its products and highlighting its special features

for the second one

18

advice

consejo

19

There are now many spanish newspapers in circulation in america

yes

20

Spanish networks

Univision, telemundo, azteca america, Telefutura

21

As the consumer power of hispanic americans has begun to represent more money

several advertising agencies in the U.S. have created departments to cater exclusively to these consumers

22

ready made clothes require a great quantity of manpower

las confecciones requieren gran cantidad de mano de obra

23

cuando la diferencia de salarios entre los obreros de los paises ricos y los de los paises pobres se hizo notable, las grandes empresas productoras de ropa hecha trasladaron sus talleres a lo wue entonces se conocia como paises del tercer mundo

When the wage gap between workers in rich countries and poor countries became notable, garment-producing corporations moved their workshops to the wue then is known as the third world countries

24

A lot of Latin American countries let the factories pay their workers low pay because it partially solves the problem of unemployment, and if they demand higher wages the companies will move to poorer countries

talleres de confecciones- workshops of clothes

25

Since the PAS satellite's launch

advertisers have been taking advantage of it's cheapness by showing commercials throughout Latin America despite some differences from country to country

26

Internet use in Latin America

Spanish Internet Advertising is one of the fastest growing enterprises, partially due to the rapid increase in internet users in Latin America.

27

mude a este barrio ayer

moved to this neighborhood yesterday (3)

28

Cobran cuarenta centavos por cada cheque girado

you charge 40 cents for each drawn check

29

pero ambos servicios son gratuitos si mantiene un saldo promedio de mas de $1.000

but both services are free is you maintain an average balance of more than $1000 dollarss

30

en seguida se los mostraré. Tendrá sus cheques en dos semanas

I will show you them. You will have your checks in 2 weeks.

31

el mismo banco

the same bank

32

mi banco quebró

My bank went bankrupt

33

las cuentas de hasta

accounts up to

34

mi hija vendra a firmarlas mas tarde

my daughter will come sign these later

35

todavía esta dando sus primeros pasos

it is still taking its first steps

36

no me convendria tener todo mi dinero inmovilizado en un CD

I would not be useful to have all my money tied up on a CD

37

Latin American countries have all these different types of banks

1) central bank, issues currency and controls activities of commercial banks
2) commercial banks
3) development banks- specialized areas of the economy
4) mortgage banks- help families purchase homes
5) savings banks- generally private

38

Banking in Latin American countries

Opening a bank account in Latin America is not as easy as in the U.S, especially for savings accounts. Much banking is limited to middle and upper class.

39

Poor people in Latin America

if they have enough money to save, they deposit it in the Caja Postal de Ahorros, a savings service provided by the post offices in some countries.

40

Why do Hispanics often feel uncomfortable with online banking?

In Latin American countries, the law gives importance to written documents with signatures and seals

41

write a check

gire el cheque