As an expat, is my 401(k) or IRA taxed in the U.S. if I live abroad?
An expat 401(k) withdrawal, as well as an IRA withdrawal, will most likely be taxed. However, there are many tax treaties with benefits between the U.S. and other countries, so it can often depend. These benefits could potentially lower or even eliminate U.S. and/or foreign taxes on an expat IRA or 401(k) withdrawal.
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