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Child Trust Funds

Autumn Statement 2015: ISA limits frozen

Today's Autumn Statement reveals the ISA, JISA and CTF thresholds will be frozen next year

25 November 2015

11 ways to beat new tax year changes: Act now and you can gain £1,000s

Massive changes are afoot both for the new tax year and many parts of the public sector change their prices then too

25 March 2015

ISAs become bigger tax-free NISAs today – so what's changed?

ISAs transform into NISAs today, meaning everyone can now save £15,000 tax-free in cash or shares savings

1 July 2014

Teens can save up to £19,000 tax-free thanks to ISA loophole

16 and 17-year-olds can save up to £19,000 tax-free this year under today's ISA revamp

1 July 2014

Victory! Child Trust Funds can be moved into Junior Isas from 2015

Six million children will benefit as Child Trust Funds can be switched into junior Isas, the Government announces

23 December 2013

Child Trust Funds could soon be switched to junior Isas

The Government has launched a consultation on whether to allow transfers from a Child Trust Fund into a junior Isa

14 May 2013

Budget 2013: Government mulls merging Child Trust Funds with junior ISAs

The Government says it will consult on the options for transferring savings held in CTFs into junior Isas

20 March 2013

Government dashes child trust fund/junior Isa merger hopes

Parents won't be able to switch their kids' child trust funds to junior Isas, potentially leaving them on dire rates

22 March 2012

Hope for child trust fund holders who want 'better' junior Isas

The Government will consider allowing child trust fund holders to convert their money into a junior Isa in future

11 November 2011

Child trust fund warning as vouchers set to expire

The last set of child trust fund vouchers will be automatically invested in potentially poor-paying accounts unless parents act soon

17 October 2011

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