A Series EE savings bond can be redeemed after it is 12 months old, according to the U.S. Department of the Treasury. If redeemed before it is five years old, the last three months of interest are lost. EE bonds earn int... More » Business & Finance Investing

The government sets interest rates for EE bonds based on 10-year treasury note yields but adjusts these rates to account for factors unique to savings bonds, states TreasuryDirect. Bonds purchased between May 1, 2015 and... More » Business & Finance Investing

Interest income from the redemption of a Series EE savings bond is reported on the bondholder's federal income tax return on the same line with other interest income, according to the U.S. Treasury. The bondholder is not... More » Business & Finance Investing
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