How our offer works

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E*TRADE credits and offers may be subject to US withholding taxes and reporting at retail value. Taxes related to these credits and offers are the customer's responsibility. Cash credits for Individual Retirement Accounts are treated as earnings for tax purposes.

Here's how to get your cash credit:

Credits for cash or securities will be made based on deposits of new funds or securities from external accounts made within 60 days of account open, as shown in the chart below. Your account will be credited within one week of the close of the 60-day window, as follows:


Deposit or Transfer

$2,500 $1,000,000+
$1,200 $500,000–$999,999
$600 $250,000–$499,999
$300 $100,000–$249,999
$200 $25,000–$99,999

More important information

This offer is valid for one new account and excludes business, Custodial, Estate, LLC, Sole Proprietorship or E*TRADE Bank accounts. Other restrictions may apply. Deposits or transfer of new funds or securities from existing E*TRADE Bank and E*TRADE Securities accounts are not eligible for this offer. New funds or securities must be deposited or transferred within 60 days of enrollment in offer. One account promotion per customer. Promotion is limited to one account per User ID and is not valid with any other offers. Deposits or transfers must be made into an existing retirement account to qualify for credit. New funds or securities must remain in the account (minus any trading losses) for a minimum of six months or the credit may be surrendered. We reserve the right to terminate this offer at any time. Accounts must be enrolled by December 31, 2018. Consult your tax professional regarding limits on depositing and rolling over qualified assets.