Your questions answered

You may have a number of questions following the changes announced around the Bonus Bonds scheme, so we’ve provided the following FAQs to help answer these.

  • Expand/collapse listPayments to bondholders
    • Expand/collapse listCan I give you my account details now?
    • Expand/collapse listWill I receive payment as soon as I give my account details for payment?
    • Expand/collapse listWho will receive payment, how much will they receive and when can they expect to receive it?
    • Expand/collapse listHow will you pay me when the wind up has been completed and will I get paid out all in one payment?
    • Expand/collapse listI bought Bonus Bonds as a gift. Who will receive the funds when the Scheme is wound up?
    • Expand/collapse listCan I donate my proceeds to a charity? Can I get a receipt for this?
    • Expand/collapse listCan I get paid out in cash or cheque?
    • Expand/collapse listMy child has Bonus Bonds, how do I ensure they receive their money when the Scheme is wound up?
    • Expand/collapse listDo bondholders need to pay tax on their distributions?
    • Expand/collapse listI can’t find the details of my bondholding (e.g. Bonus Bonds certificate), can I still provide my payment instructions?
    • Expand/collapse listCan I have my distribution paid into more than one bank account?
    • Expand/collapse listI haven’t supplied my payment details yet, can I still get my Bonus Bonds payment?
    • Expand/collapse listWhen can I expect my Bonus Bonds payment to be made?
    • Expand/collapse listHow will you notify me of payment?
    • Expand/collapse listHow can I calculate if my Bonus Bonds payment is correct?
    • Expand/collapse listWhen can I expect the second payment and how much will it be?
    • Expand/collapse listI haven’t received my Bonus Bonds payment yet, where is it?
    • Expand/collapse listI have received a Bonus Bonds payment but I think it is incorrect, what do I do?
    • Expand/collapse listI have received a Bonus Bonds payment that doesn’t belong to me, what do I do?
    • Expand/collapse listThe bank account I provided for my Bonus Bonds payment is closed. How do I get my payment?
    • Expand/collapse listI’ve received one payment but I have multiple bondholdings - I am confused?
    • Expand/collapse listI’ve received multiple bondholders payments for family and friends at their request, how do I tell which payment belongs to who?
    • Expand/collapse listI had a bank account linked to MyBonusBonds, why can’t you pay my distribution funds directly into this?