New Delhi: Several banks including State Bank of India, HDFC Bank, Bank of Baroda, are offering senior citizens special fixed deposit (FD) schemes, providing higher interest rates on term deposits.
Which bank is best for SCSS?
List of Banks which Offer SCSS Accounts
- United Bank of India.
- Corporation Bank.
- Canara Bank.
- Dena Bank.
- Syndicate Bank.
- Central Bank of India.
- UCO Bank.
- Union Bank of India.
Can I open senior citizen scheme in HDFC Bank?
Senior citizen Care FD
This offer is for resident senior citizens aged 60 years and above, (not applicable to NRI) who wish to book a Fixed Deposit less than 5 crores for a tenure of 5 years one day to 10 years.
Which banks have SCSS?
Yes, any eligible candidate can open a senior citizen savings account with banks such as the State Bank of India. However, according to SBI’s guidelines, a depositor can hold two or more SCSS accounts only if the deposits in all accounts taken together do not exceed Rs. 15 lakh.
Is SCSS or PMVVY better?
But, in SCSS, one’s interest rate may vary on the quarterly basis while in PMVVY, one’s interest rate is fixed at the time of investment for the entire investment period.” Jhaveri said that in SCSS, investment period is for five years while in PMVVY, the investment period is 10 years.
How safe is SCSS?
SCSS is an Indian government-sponsored investment scheme and hence is considered safe and most reliable. … 1.5 lakh under Section 80C of the Indian Tax Act, 1961. The 5-year tenure of the account can be extended for another 3 years.
Which bank is best for senior citizens?
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Which scheme is best for senior citizens?
Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS)
Not only is the rate of interest offered on this scheme comparatively higher than that of the regular savings and fixed deposit bank accounts, but you also get tax benefits up to Rs 1.5 lakh per year under Section 80C of the IT Act, 1961.
Can I invest more than 15 lakhs in SCSS?
SCSS Deposit Limits
An individual can invest up to a maximum limit of Rs 15 lakh in the Senior Citizen Saving Scheme. They are allowed to make a lump sum deposit of Rs. 1000. However, the amount invested shouldn’t be greater than the amount to be received on retirement.
Can SCSS be closed prematurely?
Premature withdrawal or closure of the SCSS account is permitted after completion of one year from the date of opening the account after deducting a penalty for early withdrawal or closure. The penalty varies from 1-1.5 per cent, depending on the completed tenure of the account.
Can I invest every year in SCSS?
The SCSS account is transferable across the country. The account is initially opened for a period of five years which can be extended by three years. It is among the safest investment options for senior citizens.