What's the JISA contribution limit?

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As of 2020, the JISA limit is £9,000 per year per child under the age of 18. (Teens 16 and over can open their own cash ISAs.) Since in the vast majority of cases, the money does not belong to the person who opened the account, aka the parent or guardian, this £9,000 does not count towards an adult’s overall £20,000 per year ISA contribution limit.

Last Updated 16 April 2018

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