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Friday, 30 December 2022

Fixed Deposit latest Interest Rates 2022

Fixed Deposit  latest Interest Rates 2022


HDFC will get interest from 3.00% to 6.50%
Now you will get 3.00% to 6.50% interest on HDFC FD. Now you will get 6.10% annual interest on FD for 1 year with Axis Bank.




Interest will be from 2.75% to 6.30%
Now you will get 2.75% to 6.30% interest on FD in Kotak Mahindra Bank. Now you will get 6.25% annual interest on Axis Bank FD for 1 year.

HDFC Bank also changed the interest rate on RD

By making a Recurring Deposit (RD) with HDFC Bank, you will now earn more interest than before. The bank is now offering interest up to a maximum of 6.50% on RD.

State Bank of India FD Rate

HDFC Bank FD Rate

ICICI Bank FD Rate



Kotak Mahindra Bank FD Rate

Axis Bank FD Rate


Bank of Baroda FD Rate


More Bank Rate check here


Why do fixed deposit rates fluctuate?


Fixed deposit interest rates fluctuate due to changes in the prevailing macro-economic conditions. Various factors responsible for changes in fixed deposit interest rates include high inflation rates, liquidity conditions and demand and supply conditions.



Is interest on FD taxable?


Yes, the interest earned on FD is taxable. As per the Income Tax Act 1961, under section 194A, when the interest earned on FD exceeds Rs 40,000 in a financial year, TDS of 10% is applicable on the interest credited. A depositor can also submit Form 15G/15H to get exemption from paying tax on his interest income. Tax saving FD interest rates vary from lender to lender, however TDS remains the same.



Can I get monthly interest on FD?


Yes, you can get monthly interest on FD if you opt for monthly interest payment. In a fixed deposit, you earn interest on the principal amount, which can be calculated monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annually.



Have fixed deposit rates increased?


No, Banks and NBFCs have reduced the best interest rate on FD by 0.2% and now it is 7.05%. Offers highest rate on FD. Earlier, it offered the highest FD rate of 7.25%


Is there any deduction on FD interest?


Investors can submit Form 15G to the bank stating that they do not have taxable income to get tax deduction on the interest earned on FDs. Senior citizens can submit Form 15H for this.



What is the interest rate on Bank FD for senior citizens?


Senior citizens get higher rates between 0.25 and 0.75% on their FDs as compared to any regular deposit scheme offered by major banks and NBFCs. Currently, offers the highest FD interest rate of 7.05% to senior citizens.



What is the minimum and maximum period for which I can open an account in FD?

You can open a fixed deposit account for a minimum of 7 days in banks and 1 year in NBFCs. The maximum tenure of FDs in NBFCs is 5-7 years, while banks offer a maximum tenure of 10 years.



Which bank has the highest FD interest rate in 2022?


Currently, it is the best bank for fixed deposits as it has the best FD rates in India. This bank offers FDs up to 7.05% for a tenure of 10 years.



When will the FD rate increase?

Experts believe that in the next 3-12 months, FD rates may start increasing as the economy recovers faster. Rates may increase by 2%-3%.



Why are FD rates falling?

Due to the fragile economy, FD rates across all banks have been falling for the past 2-3 years. Also another reason for such fall is the rate cut by the central bank.



Do banks impose penalty for early withdrawal of FD?

A fixed deposit is like a commitment where you have paid a fixed amount with the bank for a fixed period, and in return, the bank pays you interest at a specified rate. So, when you break the commitment midway, banks levy a penalty on the surrender value, and you get a lower return on the amount invested.



Are the FD interest rates in the post office higher than that of banks?

Yes, in today's time, FD interest rates in post offices are better than other banks. India Post Office offers 5 year FD for 6.75%.



In how many years will FD double?


The period within which the amount invested in FD will double directly depends on these factors; Interest rate, amount invested and tenure of deposit. Make sure that you do not prematurely close your Fixed Deposit to avail maximum benefits

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