UCO Tax Saver Deposit Scheme - 2006

UCO Tax Saver Deposit Scheme - 2006

UCO Tax Saver Deposit Scheme 2006 is a Term Deposit Scheme with maturity of not less than 5 years subject to lock in period of 5 years.

Who can open the Account -

  1. An individual for himself
  2. Hindu undivided family ;
  3. Jointly by two adults or jointly by an adult and a minor, and payable to either of the holders or to the survivor :

In the case of deposits in joint names, the benefit under section 80C of the Income Tax Act shall be available only to the first holder of the deposit.

Amount of Deposit -

Minimum Rs.100/- and maximum Rs.1.5 lac in a year (1st April to 31st March).

Period of deposite and payment on maturity -

The period of deposit under the scheme shall be not less than five years.

Rates of interests on Fixed Deposits under the UCO TAX SAVER Scheme, where the deposit has to be essentially kept for a period of 5 years, will be the rate for term deposit for a period of 5 years.

Income Tax Benefits -

Deposit under the scheme is eligible for deduction under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act upto a maximum limit of Rs.1.5 lac (subject to the overall ceiling of Rs.1.5 lac alongwith other deductions already available under 80C)

Nomination facility- available

Transfer from one branch to another -permitted. Inter bank transfer not allowed.

Loan against the deposit and Pledging of term deposit receipt - Not allowed

Issue of Duplicate Term Deposit Receipt - Duplicate receipts may be issued in accordance with the guidelines in this regard.

Applicability of Income Tax on Interest Income - Interest on these term deposits shall be liable to tax under the Income Tax Act.


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