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I am a Japanese citizen living in Japan. My husband is a US citizen living in Japan. He receives SS benefits and II have been receiving have of the amount he gets in SS benefits. I had worked in the U… read more
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I have a relative who was born in Mexico and came to the US legally. She has been paying into social security continuously for over 40 years, however she is no longer a legal citizen. Will she qualify… read more
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My husband and I own 50-50 on a LLC business. He is going to turn 64 in Jan. and would like to retire. Is it a problem to put the business 100% to me so he can draw S.S. ?? … read more
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I have worked self employed for the past 28 years in Canada and have paid into the Canadian social insurance program and not US social security. Because of treaties between the two countries I am not … read more
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Japan and USA have a totalitarian agreement. I am 50 yrs old
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