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Draft Letter to Bank for Interest Certificate on Deposit Accounts

Interest certificates, just like TDS certificates, are issued at the end of the financial year for the given financial year only or even for years preceding that.

sample letter to bank for interest certificateInterest certificates on the Fixed Deposits opened in a bank can be obtained by submission of a written request in a letter at the bank's branch office. Some of the banks are also providing options in their online net banking website for the customer to download the certificate or to request for it.

These interest certificates are mainly required for income tax return filing purposes for verifying the accuracy of the figures and transaction as well. Interest on Fixed/Term Deposits are subject to income tax. Certain exemptions are allowed subject to fulfillment of eligible conditions under the Income-tax Act.

Following format of letter to the bank manager is for your reference. Fill in all the details accurately.

TEMPLATE

Date: ...................

From
(Name of the Account-holder)
(Full Address)
(Phone Number)

To
The Branch Manager
(Name of the Bank)
(Name of the Branch)
(Address)

Sub.: Request for issue of interest certificate

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am currently maintaining a savings account bearing number ................... with your branch. I opened/had the following fixed deposit accounts with your bank during the previous financial year. I need the interest certificate on the said savings and deposit accounts for taxation purposes.

Kindly note the details of the fixed deposit accounts as under:
(1) FD Number: ................, opening date: ............., amount: ................. and tenure: ........
(2) FD Number: ................, opening date: ............., amount: ................. and tenure: ........

Therefore, I request your good office to kindly issue the interest certificate on the savings account and deposit account for the previous financial year 20xx-20xx.

I am enclosing herewith a self-attested copy of my identity proof for your verification purposes.

The interest certificate may kindly be sent by post to or emailed to me.

Kindly do the needful and oblige.

Thanking you,
Yours faithfully,

    (signature)
(Name of the Account-holder)

Encl.: As above


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