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Build up your savings systematically with monthly fixed deposits over a period of time.Avail Corporation bank’s recurring deposit options to save money and earn interest on your payments. Continue reading to see what the Bank of India recurring deposit options have to offer!

Corporation Bank RD Interest Rates for different Investment Periods

Investment period RD rates for regular deposit RD rates for Senior Citizens
1 year to 2 years 364 days 7.10% 7.60%
3 years to 10 years 7.00% 7.50%

Corporation Bank Recurring Deposit Interest Rates

  • RD rates upto 7.10% are offered with quarterly compounding.
  • For semi urban and rural branches minimum deposits start from Rs 50 and for other branches start from Rs 100.  
  • Interest on RD with Corporation Bank is compounded quarterly.
  • Senior citizens can avail  RD rates upto 7.60%

Corporation Bank Recurring Deposit : Special Features

  • Nomination facility is available so any family member or spouse can be nominated to receive the final amount
  • The deposit tenure ranges from 12 months to 120 months
  • TDS deductions will be as per existing income tax rules at the time of RD account opening.
  • Loan facility upto 90% against deposit can be availed.
  • There is no cap on maximum amount that can be deposited.
  • You can visit your nearest corporation bank to open your RD account and avail the facilities offered.

Corporation Bank Recurring deposit: Is it the best way to save?

Saving a specific amount of money every month can lead to a substantial amount for emergency fund in the long term.Recurring deposit options can be availed to do so. However they are not the best saving option if wealth creation is the objective. Let’s see you plan on saving for your retirement. A Recurring Deposit with 7% interest rate may not give you the returns needed to create a decent retirement fund. However, depositing the same amount in a Mutual Fund as SIP (Systematic Investment Plan) can help you create the kind of wealth you are aiming for.

The Benefits of Investing in SIPs

  • A small amount of money that can be as low as Rs 500 has to  be deposited by you every month or every quarter.
  • On the basis of your budget and investment goal, your money will be invested in debt or equity funds. In the past decade, Equity Linked mutual funds have performed well in the market with a return of 12-22%. This will give significantly higher returns than recurring deposits.
  • There is no penalty on money withdrawal from SIP account. This means that SIPs have higher liquidity when compared to recurring deposits that levy a penalty on premature withdrawal.

Corporation Bank RD: Eligibility Criteria

The following individuals/entities are eligible to open a recurring deposit account with Corporation bank

  • Individual can open an account in his/her name as well joint account can be opened by 2 individuals.
  • A minor can open an RD account under parental guardianship.
  • HUFs, companies, government departments,clubs , associations, partnership firms religious/charitable trusts etc. are eligible as well.

Corporation Bank RD: Premature withdrawal rules.

  • In case the account is closed prematurely a penalty might be levied based on the scheme chosen and bank’s discretion. Partial withdrawal of money is not allowed.  

Tax benefits on Corporation bank RD

All recurring deposits , including Corporation bank recurring deposit, are taxable under the Income Tax Act 1961. The money that is invested in RD will be included in your yearly income and a TDS ( Tax deducted at Source) of 10% is applicable on the interest earned ( If it is more than (if it is more than RS. 10,000 per year).To save TDS on your RD gains, you can fill either Form 15G or Form 15H.

Conditions for submitting Form 15G:

  • You are an individual or HUF
  • You must be a Resident Indian
  • You should be less than 60 years old
  • Tax calculated on your Total Income is nil
  • The total interest income for the year is less than the minimum exemption limit for that year, which is Rs 2,50,000 for the financial year 2016-17

Documents Required to Open Corporation bank RD Account

Proof of identity

  • Passport
  • PAN card
  • Voter ID card
  • Driving License
  • Government ID card
  • Photo ration card
  • Senior citizen ID card

Address Proof

  • Passport
  • Telephone bill
  • Electricity bill
  • Bank statement with cheque
  • Certificate /ID card issued by post office.
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