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What if you close your bank account

THE_DUDE
THE_DUDE Community member Posts: 159 Pioneering
This thing about uc checking banks. What if you close your bank account and open a different bank account. 

Will they still want to see statements from old accounts?

Or can you,

Start anew.

Comments

  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 11,287 Disability Gamechanger
    It's all guess work at the moment but I suspect they will be able to see old/closed accounts should they want to, I don't think its about them wanting statements but gaining the power to ask the banks for our details, we will have to wait and see I suppose.
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  • 66Mustang
    66Mustang Community member Posts: 13,044 Disability Gamechanger
    Banks by law keep a record of bank statements for 7 years regardless of whether the account is open or closed

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