People who consider living outside the U.S. during their retirement years have this big question in their minds. Will they have enough to live their retirement comfortably?
When people get near their retirement, they start to consider living outside the U.S. for the rest of their lives. If you are one of them as a U.S. citizen or a green card holder, you need to know that you have tax regulations for U.S. taxpayers living overseas.
The answer to the main question of this article is yes. You are eligible to receive Social Security benefits while living outside the U.S.
If you are a U.S. citizen, you may continue to receive payments outside the United States as long as you are eligible for payment and you are in a country where the Social Security Administration can send payments. If you aren’t a U.S. citizen, you must meet a different set of conditions for payment.
Also you what you have to know is medicare benefits are only available in the United States. That means you won’t be able to advantage the benefits of medicare outside the U.S.