Fixed Rate Cash ISA (fixed until 31.07.2026)

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Balance in the account

£1,000+

% Tax free(2)

4.25%

%AER(1)

4.25%

Interest is calculated on a daily basis and paid into this account on the 5th April each year and at maturity.

Please refer to section 7 of the Savings Account General Terms and Conditions for details on how we calculate interest.

Details of our full range of products and current interest rates are available on request at our branches, by telephone 01257 235003 or from our website www.chorleybs.co.uk

Interest Rate Definitions

  • AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and added to the account once each year
  • Tax-free – Interest will be paid exempt of UK income tax

This interest rate is fixed until 31.05.2026 meaning we cannot change the interest rate during this fixed term period. After this date your account reverts to the Chorley Cash ISA account with a variable rate of interest. The terms of the Chorley Cash ISA are available in branch or at www.chorleybs.co.uk/savings.

Based on the current rate of interest, if you opened this account on the 1st May 2024 and deposited £1,000 your estimated balance would be £1,098.41 on maturity.

This projection is for illustrative purposes only and does not take into account your individual circumstances. The projection is based on no additional deposits, withdrawals or changes in interest rate within the product period.

This product can be managed in branch, by post, and via Chorley Online where you are able to view transactions, check your balance and check your interest rates. Please refer to the Society’s Savings Accounts General Terms and Conditions and Chorley Online Terms and Conditions.

Please note the Society only offers cash ISA products.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only one Fixed Rate Cash ISA (fixed until 31.07.2026) is permitted per customer.
  • The account can only be held in a single name and not held on behalf of a person other than the investor.
  • Available to eligible UK residents over the age of 18 only who:
    • Are resident in the United Kingdom or, if not resident, be performing duties as Crown employee serving overseas and paid out of the public revenue of the United Kingdom (typically a serving member of the armed forces, or a diplomat), or be married to, or in a civil partnership with, such a person; and
    • Have not exceeded the overall ISA subscription limit.

New ISA rules apply from the 6 April 2024. If, at the 5 April 2024, you are aged 16 or 17 please refer to our ISA FAQs which explain the new rules which can be found https://www.chorleybs.co.uk/isa_faq/ Our Savers Team can also help with queries.

  • To open an account, you need to apply in branch, by post or online and let us have;
    • a fully completed Cash ISA Account application form;
    • at least the minimum deposit of £1,000; and
    • proof of identity, address and residency
    • funds must be received within 15 calendar days for accounts opened via Chorley Online. If no funds are received the account will be closed.
  • The ISA subscription limit from 6 April 2024 to 5 April 2025 is £20,000 and this allowance can be split between a Cash ISA, a Stocks and Shares ISA, an Innovative Finance ISA, a Lifetime ISA and a Help to buy ISA, subject to eligibility. You are permitted to hold more than one ISA of the same type (except for Lifetime ISAs), within the same tax year, providing the total amount across all accounts remains within your overall subscription limit. Once the amount deposited in any tax year reaches the maximum annual investment limit no further deposits are allowed until the following tax year.
  • You remain responsible for managing your overall subscription limits, meaning you must ensure that collectively the total subscriptions remain within the overall ISA limit for the tax year. If you require further information, please refer to our ISA FAQs which explain the new rules https://www.chorleybs.co.uk/isa_faq/ or speak to our Branch Advisors.
  • Transfer Out – This Cash ISA can be transferred into another provider’s Cash ISA or a Stocks and Shares ISA subject to 180 days loss of interest. We will forward the funds to the new ISA provider within 15 business days of receiving your instruction from them.
  • If transferring this account to another Chorley Building Society account with a longer notice period, no notice is required, but a penalty equal to 180 days loss of interest is charged.
  • One additional payment from the current tax year allowance can be made into the account. This can be transferred from an existing provider or another Chorley Building Society Account subject to account specific terms and conditions.
  • This is a limited issue, and the Society reserves the right to withdraw this product without notice at any time.Please note if this product is withdrawn by the Society, you will not be allowed to deposit any further amounts into this account.

You may withdraw by cash, cheque or CHAPs* (*subject to a £25 fee) and transfers out to other ISA providers can be made. You can also request an online payment to a nominated bank account or to any of your Chorley accounts, providing these are in your own or joint names. Cheques requested by post or online for withdrawals or closures will be issued within 48 hours of receipt and posted 1st class to the account holder.

  • You may withdraw the annual interest once this has been credited to your account. This withdrawal will not incur a penalty or reduce the number of withdrawals available to you depending on the product you hold.
  • All withdrawals of capital during the product term, will be subject to 180 days loss of interest on the amount withdrawn.
  • Our Fixed Rate Cash ISA is not a ‘Flexible ISA’. This means that all your deposits within the tax year count towards your ISA allowance, regardless of whether or not you make any withdrawals.

Please note if a capital withdrawal or transfer is made from this product within 180 days of a new tax year then the interest penalty will be deducted from your capital balance.

Withdrawal conditions apply; please refer to section 9 of the Savings Account General Terms and Conditions for further details.

  • Please refer to the Important Cash ISA information section below.
  • What are the risks? The Government can change the taxation treatment of ISAs at any time without prior notice.
  • Interest is paid tax free on this product. Your tax treatment is dependent on your own personal circumstances and may be subject to change in the future.

Operation in accordance with ISA Regulations

The operation of the account is subject to the applicable provisions of the ISA Regulations. The Society will notify you if, by reason of any failure to satisfy the ISA Regulations, the ISA has, or will, become void. The Society will satisfy itself that any person to whom it delegates any of its functions or responsibilities under the terms agreed with you is competent to carry out those functions and responsibilities. If you are found to have breached the ISA rules governing subscription limits or the number of Cash ISAs which may be opened in any one year, or your application is incorrect, your Cash ISA will cease to be exempt from tax and any interest earned in that year will be subject to tax. Please note that the ISA investments will be, and must remain in, the beneficial ownership of the investor and must not be used as security for a loan.

Death of the Account Holder

In the event of your death no further investments will be allowed in your account. However, tax benefits of the ISA can continue until the earlier of;

  • Administration of the deceased’s estate is complete
  • The ISA is closed
  • 3 years after the date of death

Residency

You must notify the Society if you cease to be resident in the UK or if not resident, cease to perform duties as a Crown employee serving overseas or to be married to, or in a civil partnership with a person who performs such duties which allows you to subscribe to a Cash ISA. The Cash ISA will continue to be exempt from UK tax but no further subscriptions can be made until you meet the residency requirements again.

Changing your mind

In respect of this Fixed Rate Cash ISA, in order to protect your interests, we offer you a 14 day cooling off period from the date you open your account in which you can change your mind. If you cancel an account within the above period we will help you to either switch to another of our accounts or we will refund your money to you within 30 days of your notification of cancellation together with any interest that has been earned. Should you change your mind about this Fixed Rate Cash ISA please send written notification of your cancellation to us at Head Office, Key House, Foxhole Road, Chorley, PR7 1NZ.

What to do if you’re not satisfied

If you are not satisfied with our services we operate an internal complaints procedure. A copy of this procedure is available online at www.chorleybs.co.uk or you can ask in any of our branches for details of this procedure. If we cannot settle your complaint you may refer your concerns to the Financial Ombudsman Service.

Before applying for any of the above accounts please ensure you read the following:

Please also refer to our Identification Criteria in case we need to request more information from you

For all ISA transfer requests into Chorley Building Society please also complete an ISA transfer form

If applying by post, please ensure you print and sign before returning your application to the following address:

Savings & Investment Department
Chorley Building Society
Key House
Foxhole Road
Chorley
Lancashire
PR7 1NZ

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