Retiring abroad taster

Retiring abroad

  • How your finances are affected when retiring abroad
  • How you'll be taxed in different countries
  • What happens your state and private pension
  • The kind of healthcare you can expect to receive

What's in this guide

Retiring abroad and your pension

Which? explains how your state pension is paid when you retire abroad, and how your other retirement savings are affected.

Retiring abroad and paying tax

How much tax you may pay if you retire abroad, and why you won't be taxed twice if you spend your later years overseas.

Retiring abroad and inheritance tax

How much inheritance tax you'll have to pay when you retire abroad and the differences between the UK and other countries.

Retiring abroad and healthcare

Will you get free healthcare if you decide to retire abroad? Check which countries offer a free health service and which make you pay.

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