HSBC Bank offers different Fixed Deposit (FD) schemes to cater to the needs of different classes of people. Fixed deposit schemes offer security and higher returns as compared to regular saving schemes. Fixed deposit schemes allow people to invest money for a pre-specified period, post which the bank will pay a fixed rate for the deposit period.
Here is all that you need to know about HSBC Bank’s fixed deposit schemes.
The CBDT notifies Form 12BBA, a declaration form, to be submitted by the eligible senior citizens to the specified banks to take relief from filing the ITR.
In Budget 2021, it has been proposed to exempt senior citizens from filing income tax returns if pension income and interest income are their only annual income sources. Section 194P has been newly inserted to enforce that banks deduct tax on senior citizens of more than 75 years of age who have a pension and interest income from the bank.
The table below shows the interest rates offered for deposits less than Rs.2 crore effective from 26 November 2020.
|Deposit Tenure||Interest Rate for Regular Customers (% p.a.)*||Interest Rate for Senior Citizens (% p.a.)*|
|9 days to 14 days||2.25||2.75|
|15 days to 29 days||2.50||3|
|30 days to 59 days||2.75||3.25|
|60 days to 89 days||2.80||3.30|
|90 days to 93 days||3||3.50|
|95 days to 179 days||3||3.50|
|181 days to 269 days||3||3.50|
|270 days to 364 days||3.10||3.60|
|366 days to 399 days||3.10||3.60|
|401 days to less than 18 months||3.25||3.75|
|18 months to 599 days||3.30||3.80|
|601 days to 699 days||3.30||3.80|
|701 days to 730 days||3.50||4|
|732 days to less than 36 months||3.60||4.10|
|36 months to less than 37 months||4||4.50|
|37 months to less than 48 months||4||4.50|
|48 months to 60 months||4||4.50|
* Interest rates are subject to change from time to time.
HSBC Fixed Deposit Account HSBC Bank offers this account for customers as a way to create wealth at low risk. The minimum deposit amount to open the account is Rs.10,000.
If the interest earned on your fixed deposit is more than Rs 40,000 (Rs.50,000 for senior citizens) during the financial year, the bank deducts tax at source at 10%. This rate has been reduced to 7.5% due to COVID-19 pandemic during the period from May 2020 to March 2021.
Our FD calculator page helps you predict the returns from an FD account accurately so you can make informed decisions regarding money management.
No, HSBC Bank only accepts deposits in Indian Rupees.
The bank has listed out the interest rates applicable for different deposit amounts corresponding to the tenures. Please contact the nearest HSBC Bank branch for more details. Note that the interest rate for bulk deposits of Rs.1 crore or above keeps changing daily.
The additional interest rate for senior citizens are only applicable to resident Indians on domestic FD accounts. In the case of joint accounts, the additional interest rate is applied only if the senior citizen is the first holder of the account.
No, the bank only allows customers to open an FD account with a deposit sum less than Rs.1 crore. For higher deposit amounts, you must visit the nearest branch.