ISA Saver Fixed - 2 Years.

A cash Individual Savings Account (ISA) that pays you tax free interest at a fixed rate if you put away your money for the two year term

Please read the summary box below before applying

At a glance

Interest rate

Features and benefits

Bear in mind

Withdrawals

Access

0.60% tax free/AER fixed for 2 years from account opening

  • Fixed interest rate gives peace of mind
  • Your interest is paid tax free
  • ISAs have an annual limit this tax year of £20,000 for new contributions, and you can’t pay more than this limit into any combination of permitted ISAs within the same tax year
  • You can choose to have your interest paid monthly (may be at a different tax-free rate) or annually on the anniversary of the account opening.
  • Qualifying account for the Halifax Savers Prize Draw
  • You can’t withdraw, but you can close the account early. It’s important to note that if you close your account or transfer money to another ISA you’ll lose 180 days’ tax-free interest, so you might get back less than you originally deposited.
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0.60% tax free/AER fixed for 2 years from account opening


Features and benefits

  • Fixed interest rate gives peace of mind
  • Your interest is paid tax free
  • ISAs have an annual limit this tax year of £20,000 for new contributions, and you can’t pay more than this limit into any combination of permitted ISAs within the same tax year
  • You can choose to have your interest paid monthly (may be at a different tax-free rate) or annually on the anniversary of the account opening.
  • Qualifying account for the Halifax Savers Prize Draw

Bear in mind

Withdrawals

  • You can’t withdraw, but you can close the account early. It’s important to note that if you close your account or transfer money to another ISA you’ll lose 180 days’ tax-free interest, so you might get back less than you originally deposited.

Access

  • Online
  • Branch
  • Phone

Summary box for ISA Saver Fixed - 2 years

1. What is the interest rate?

It’s a fixed rate, as shown in the table below

Your balance Annual interest
Tax free
AER
£1+ 0.60% 0.60%
  • You can choose to have your interest paid monthly or annually on the anniversary of the account opening.

2. Can Halifax change the interest rate?

No.
This account has a fixed rate of interest so the rate won’t change during the term.


3. What might the future balance be?

Below is an example of what the future balance might be, after interest has been paid:

Initial deposit Tax free rate Balance after 24 months
£1000.00 0.60% £1012.03

This example assumes that:

  • You don’t withdraw any money and interest isn’t paid out of the account
  • You make your initial deposit payment on the day you open the account
  • You don’t make any further deposits
  • Interest is paid annually

4. How do I open and manage my account?

This account can be opened and managed in branch, by phone or online.

Opening this account

  • You must be 16 or over and resident in the UK for tax purposes
  • You can only open this account in your sole name
  • The minimum opening deposit is £500. You can also transfer an existing ISA to us.
  • The term starts on the day you open the account
  • You have to make your initial deposit within 60 days of opening the account
  • You can make as many deposits as you like within these 60 days
  • After the 60 days are up, you won’t be able to make any more deposits

Managing the account

  • ISAs have an annual limit this tax year of £20,000 for new contributions, and you can’t pay more than this limit into any combination of permitted ISAs within the same tax year.
  • You can only add new contributions into one cash ISA in a tax year

5. Can I withdraw money from this account?

You can’t withdraw, but you can close the account early. It’s important to note that if you close your account or transfer money to another ISA you’ll lose 180 days’ tax-free interest, so you might get back less than you originally deposited.

Any money moved out of your ISA will lose its tax-free status. Tax treatment depends on your individual circumstances and may change in future.

After the 2 year term ends your account automatically changes to an Instant ISA Saver. See Instant ISA Saver interest rates (PDF).

Before this happens, we'll contact you to explain your options and next steps.


6. Additional information

Tax free is the rate of interest payable to you where your interest is exempt from income tax.

AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year. As every advertisement for a savings product which quotes an interest rate will include an AER, it makes it easier for you to compare what return you can expect from your savings over time.


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This account qualifies for the Halifax Savers Prize Draw

You've a chance of winning one of 3 top prizes of £100,000, if you register and hold £5,000 in a qualifying account during the whole calendar month before the draw.


You’re protected

Eligible deposits with us are protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). We are covered by the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS). For further information about the compensation provided by the FSCS, refer to the FSCS website at www.fscs.org.uk/. You can also visit our Financial Services Compensation Scheme page for more details.

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Please note:

Rates of interest are subject to change. Rates effective from 0.00am on 21/04/2017.
For a definition of AER, tax free and other terms please view our savings glossary.