CHESTER, England May 22, 2012
- Basic rate taxpayers need a rate of 3.75 per cent to gain benefit in real terms, increasing to five per cent for higher rate taxpayers
- Basic rate tax payers can now beat inflation with 31 fixed rate bonds and 15 cash ISAs
To beat inflation, basic rate tax payers now need an account paying at least 3.75 per cent to gain benefit in real terms from their savings, increasing to five per cent for higher rate tax payers, and six per cent for 50 per cent tax payers.
ISA Issue 05.04.2013
Kevin Mountford MoneySupermarket.com , said:
"High inflation combined with low interest rates has made it a tough environment for UK savers who have found it very difficult to gain any real returns on their savings pots. With this dramatic fall in inflation, there is a welcome boost in the number of savings accounts which now beat inflation, and consumers need to make sure they are on the best deals possible to maximise their returns.
"Households should also ensure they regularly review all their finances and find ways to maximise their income. Consumers need to make sure they are not paying over the odds for expenses such as energy, household bills and insurance. Using MoneySupermarket to switch to the best deals can save over £1,000 and free up additional cash to help offset the pressures of the cost of living."
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th March 2012
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