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  • Chiltern Notice 30

    • Overview
    • Interest Rates
    • How to Apply
    Full Details
    • Account name

      Chiltern Notice 30

    • What is the interest rate?

      £100 plus         0.85% gross pa / AER*

      £50,000 plus  1.05% gross pa / AER*

    • Can Buckinghamshire Building Society change the interest rate?

      Yes, interest rates are variable and we can change them at any time. We will inform you before we do this. Section 7 of our General Terms and Conditions has full details.

    • Account name

      The estimated balance after 12 months based on an initial deposit of £1,000 would be £1,008.50.
      This estimation assumes that £1,000 is deposited on 1 January with no deposit or withdrawal transactions made and interest subsequently paid gross on 31 December. These figures are for illustrative purposes only.

    • How do I open and manage my account?

      Open an account with a minimum of £100 in person or by post. Accounts can be opened in single or joint names. Transactions can be made at our branch or by post. You can pay money in at any time up to a maximum overall balance of £500,000.

    • Can I withdraw money?

      Yes if you give us 30 days notice in writing you can withdraw by cash, cheque or bank transfer. You can also withdraw money immediately subject to 30 days penalty loss of interest

    • Additional information

      Interest can paid gross annually at 31st December into the account or into a nominated bank account. Monthly interest is also available paid into your nominated bank account.

    Effective: 01 October 2018
    Balance Gross PA/AER Monthly Gross Monthly AER
    £50,000 1.05% 1.05% 1.06%
    £100 0.85% 0.85% 0.85%
    Previous rates effective: 01 July 2018
    Gross PA/AER Monthly Gross
    0.95% 0.95%
    0.70% 0.70%

    This account includes those accounts known as Simple 30 day notice, and all previous issues.

    To Open an Account

    Download and complete the application form and return it to us by post or to the branch.

    Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

    You must read the Information Sheet which gives all the details of the FSCS and how you are covered.

    The FSCS is the UK's statutory fund of last resort for customers of financial services firms. This means that FSCS can pay compensation to consumers if a financial services firm is unable, or likely to be unable, to pay claims against it. The FSCS is an independent body, set up under the Financial Services & Markets Act 2000 (FSMA).

    Verifying your Identity

    In order to help you to keep your money safe from fraud we verify the identity of all customers opening a new savings account with the Society. Click here to see the list of required ID documents.

     

     

* AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and added each year, and has been rounded to 2 decimal places. Gross interest is the rate payable to you. We will not take tax off the interest you earn. It is your responsibility to declare any interest you earn over your personal savings allowance directly to HMRC.

How much can I save?        

You will need a minimum amount of £100 to open this account.

The maximum balance with the Society is £500,000.

What do I need to know before opening this account?

  • This account can be opened in a single or joint names and by UK residents only.
  • This account may not be operated by an adult on behalf of a child. A child over the age of 7 may open and operate the account themselves.
  • Accounts may not be operated by a third party unless a Power of Attorney is in place.

How can I take my money out?        

  • To take your money out you will need to give us 30 days notice in writing. Please also bring in or post us your passbook.
  • Immediate access is available but is subject to 30 days penalty loss of interest.
  • You can take out your money at any time in person or by post, by cash, cheque or bank transfer. 
  • Cash withdrawals are subject to a daily limit of £500. Cash withdrawals above this amount require a minimum of 3 days notice up to a maximum of £3000.
  • If you wish to use Faster Payment transfers please state this on your request as these are limited to £100,000.

Can I cancel?

We operate a 14 day cancellation period from the date you open the account. If you change your mind about opening this account you can receive back your original capital plus any interest accrued.

Tax Residency

We do not open accounts for any individual who has a foreign tax residency, even though they may also hold UK tax resident status.

How will my interest be paid?

The interest rates are variable and we can change them at any time. Interest can be paid annually at 31 December into the account or into your nominated account. Monthly interest is available paid to your nominated account.

Gross interest is the rate payable to you. We will not take tax off the interest you earn. It is your responsibility to declare any interest you earn over your personal savings allowance directly to HMRC.

  • Basic rate taxpayers can earn up to £1,000 interest on savings tax free.
  • Higher rate taxpayers can earn up to £500 interest on savings tax free.
  • Additional rate taxpayers will pay tax on all savings interest earned.

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* AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and added each year, and has been rounded to 2 decimal places. Gross interest is the rate payable to you. We will not take tax off the interest you earn. It is your responsibility to declare any interest you earn over your personal savings allowance directly to HMRC.

How much can I save?        

You will need a minimum amount of £100 to open this account.

The maximum balance with the Society is £500,000.

What do I need to know before opening this account?

  • This account can be opened in a single or joint names and by UK residents only.
  • This account may not be operated by an adult on behalf of a child. A child over the age of 7 may open and operate the account themselves.
  • Accounts may not be operated by a third party unless a Power of Attorney is in place.

How can I take my money out?        

  • To take your money out you will need to give us 30 days notice in writing. Please also bring in or post us your passbook.
  • Immediate access is available but is subject to 30 days penalty loss of interest.
  • You can take out your money at any time in person or by post, by cash, cheque or bank transfer. 
  • Cash withdrawals are subject to a daily limit of £500. Cash withdrawals above this amount require a minimum of 3 days notice up to a maximum of £3000.
  • If you wish to use Faster Payment transfers please state this on your request as these are limited to £100,000.

Can I cancel?

We operate a 14 day cancellation period from the date you open the account. If you change your mind about opening this account you can receive back your original capital plus any interest accrued.

Tax Residency

We do not open accounts for any individual who has a foreign tax residency, even though they may also hold UK tax resident status.

How will my interest be paid?

The interest rates are variable and we can change them at any time. Interest can be paid annually at 31 December into the account or into your nominated account. Monthly interest is available paid to your nominated account.

Gross interest is the rate payable to you. We will not take tax off the interest you earn. It is your responsibility to declare any interest you earn over your personal savings allowance directly to HMRC.

  • Basic rate taxpayers can earn up to £1,000 interest on savings tax free.
  • Higher rate taxpayers can earn up to £500 interest on savings tax free.
  • Additional rate taxpayers will pay tax on all savings interest earned.

Further Information

To Open an Account

Download and complete the application form and return it to us by post or to the branch.

Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

You must read the Information Sheet which gives all the details of the FSCS and how you are covered.

The FSCS is the UK's statutory fund of last resort for customers of financial services firms. This means that FSCS can pay compensation to consumers if a financial services firm is unable, or likely to be unable, to pay claims against it. The FSCS is an independent body, set up under the Financial Services & Markets Act 2000 (FSMA).

Verifying your Identity

In order to help you to keep your money safe from fraud we verify the identity of all customers opening a new savings account with the Society. Click here to see the list of required ID documents.