As an expat, is my 401(k) or IRA taxed in the U.S. if I live abroad?
Under most circumstances, a 401(k) withdrawal and IRA withdrawal will be taxed in the U.S. However, there are many tax treaties 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’s IRA or 401(k) withdrawal.
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