Variable Rate Cash ISA

Our Variable Rate Cash ISA may be right for you if you want to save when it suits you, and like the comfort of knowing you can take money out whenever you need to.

  Interest rate Balance Tax-free^ each year AER†
Variable £1 - £20,000 0.10% 0.10%
  • Open this ISA in branch or at an agency
  • Pay in from £1 to £20,000 in the current tax year
  • Transfer in existing ISAs
  • Interest is paid each year on 6th April
  • Take money out whenever you need to
  • Enjoy the benefit of this being a flexible ISA
  • You can close or transfer this ISA at any time
  • We can stop accepting applications at any time

 

Summary Box
  Summary Box
What is the interest rate? 0.10% Tax-free^ each year / AER† (Variable)

(See the meanings of ‘Tax-free’ and ‘AER’ at the bottom of this page).

Interest is calculated each day on the money in the account and paid on 6th April every year.
Can Principality change the interest rates?
  • Yes, variable interest rates can go up or down.
  • If you have £100 or more in the account, we will give notice of any reduction in interest rates at least 14 days before the change takes effect.
  • For more information on changes to interest rates, see the section Changes to interest rates in our Savings Terms and Conditions.
What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1,000 deposit? £1,001

This is based on no further money being put in or taken out of the account and no change to the interest rate.
How do I open and manage my account?
  • You must be 16 or over and be a UK resident (see your Variable Rate Cash ISA account terms).
  • You can open your ISA in branch or at an agency.
  • You must keep at least £1 (the minimum balance) in the account.
  • If your ISA reaches £20,000 (plus any transfers in of existing ISA balances) during the current tax year, you cannot pay any more money in.
  • You can manage the account in branch, at an agency, by post or online through our Your Account service at www.principality.co.uk.
Can I withdraw money?
  • Yes, you can make a withdrawal or close your ISA at any time.
  • This is a flexible ISA. This means you’ll be able to take money out of it and replace that money before the end of the same tax year, without the replacement contributing towards your annual ISA allowance.
Additional information
  • Service charges and costs may apply to the account. These are set out in our Tariff of Charges.
  • In certain circumstances we may refuse an instruction for using an account. These circumstances are set out in our Savings Terms and Conditions.
  • The tax treatment of your savings depends on your individual circumstances and may change in the future. This is set by H M Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
  • The interest rates quoted above were correct on 01/06/2021.
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  1. The results displayed were dependent on the information you provided and are for illustrative purposes only and are by no means an indication of being suitable for your individual circumstances.
  2. The calculations assume interest is paid gross* of income tax on the entire balance on an annual basis
  3. It has been assumed that no withdrawals or additional deposits would be made from the account during the saving duration, and that the interest rate also remains the same during this time (note that interest rates on variable rate savings account are subject to change, and when fixed rate deals end, there is no guarantee that the same rate will be available in the future). 

Before you apply, please read the Variable Rate Cash ISA Terms & Conditions

You can only invest in one Cash ISA per tax year.

As you will be bound by the Account Terms and your information is held in accordance with our privacy policy, you should read, print and save the below documents for your records. If you have any queries relating to them, please contact us for further information.

Please also read the following:

 

^ Tax-free means UK Income Tax and Capital Gains Tax is not deducted from the interest you earn. This depends on your individual circumstances, and may change in future.

* Gross interest is the rate of interest before income tax is deducted at the rate set by law.

† AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest were paid once each year on the whole balance, including previous interest payments.

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