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    • Callerl
    • By Callerl 16th May 18, 9:43 AM
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    Nationwide children's accounts
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    • 16th May 18, 9:43 AM
    Nationwide children's accounts 16th May 18 at 9:43 AM
    I've opened the smart limited access accounts for children with Nationwide for my two children. My name is on the account but the children are named as the beneficiaries on each account. If I put more money into the Nationwide does the money in the children accounts contribute to my 85k protected deposit limit with this bank. Also, from a tax perspective do the monies in these accounts contribute to my children's personal interest tax free allowance limit of 1000 or to mine?
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    • MallyGirl
    • By MallyGirl 16th May 18, 11:16 AM
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    as a parent there is a 100 on interest limit to be considered
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    • By xylophone 16th May 18, 2:43 PM
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    https://www.gov.uk/savings-for-children

    100 per parent.

    https://www.nationwide.co.uk/products/savings/smart-limited-access/features-and-benefits

    If the account is opened by an adult, the adult will be acting on behalf of the child (as a bare trustee). Although the account is in the name of the adult, the money in the account is held for and belongs to the child.


    The fact sheet on FSCS protection from YBS says

    What if I am a Trustee on an account?
    If the claimant has a claim as a bare trustee for one or more beneficiaries, each beneficiary or beneficiaries will be
    treated as having their own claim.
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