Fixed Deposit or FD is a good interest rate investment option. SBI Bank offers a Fixed Deposit Account with a high interest rate. Fixed Deposit can open for the duration of a minimum of 7 days and a maximum of ten years. Fixed Deposit gives you a high-interest rate on your deposit amount. The Deposit minimum amount is depending upon the bank.

Benefits of SBI Bank Fixed Deposit

  • You get a higher interest rate on your fixed Deposit while comparing with saving accounts.
  • Multiple fixed deposits can open.
  • SBI Bank also gives a loan on your fixed Deposit so that, you don’t need to break your Deposit for your need.
  • You can get an Rs.1.5 lakh exemption under Section 80 C of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
  • If you are a senior citizen, then you will get a high-interest rate on your Fixed Deposit account.

Fixed Deposit Eligibility

  • Fixed Deposits can open the name of Individual, Joint, Society, Company, Partnership, etc.
  • The applicant must have a savings account in the bank.

Income Tax Facts on SBI Bank Fixed Deposit Interest

If you are looking for income tax fact on Fixed Deposit interest, then you can check below:

  • If Fixed Deposit interest is less then Rs. 40, 000/-, then the SBI Bank will deduct TDS on interest.
  • Interest earned on Fixed Deposit is taxable. It will treat as Income from Other Sources.
  • If you don’t want to pay any TDS on Fixed Deposit, then you have to submit Form 15G and Form 15H in SBI Bank.

SBI Bank Tax Benefit Fixed Deposit

  • Interest Rate is 6.5% for 5 years term deposits.
  • The amount can not withdraw before five years.
  • The deposit account can not transfer to another bank.

SBI Bank Fixed Deposit Interest Rate

TenorsExisting Rates for Public w.e.f.10.01.2020Revised Rates For Public w.e.f.10.02.2020Existing Rates for Senior Citizens w.e.f. 10.01.2020Revised Rates for Senior Citizens w.e.f. 10.02.2020
7 days to 45 days4.504.505.005.00
46 days to 179 days5.505.006.005.50
180 days to 210 days5.805.506.306.00
211 days to less than 1 year5.805.506.306.00
1 year to less than 2 year6.106.006.606.50
2 years to less than 3 years6.106.006.606.50
3 years to less than 5 years6.106.006.606.50
5 years and up to 10 years6.106.006.606.50