Transfer of Shares

Transfer of Shares

Transfer of Shares

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WHAT IS TRANSFER OF SHARES?

Transfer of shares means the transfer of ownership of the shares from one person to another. There may be times when a Company wants to change the share structure either by adding a new shareholder or by changing the existing proportion of shares between shareholders. A share transfer is the process of transferring existing shares from one person to another; either by sale or gift.

WHEN THE SHARE TRANSFER BECOME EFFECTIVE?

Transfer of Shares

Transfer of shares is effective by removing the name of the existing shareholder from the register of members and by inserting the name of the new shareholder in the register of members. Thus it is mandatory to alter the register of members immediately after the share transfer.

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF SHARE TRANSFER STAMPS TO BE AFFIXED ON THE TRANSFER DEED?
Stamp duty for transfer of shares is 0.25% of consideration i.e. the amount to be paid is 25 paise for a share transfer of Rs. 100 as per Notification No. SO 130(E), dated 28-01-2004 issued by the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, New Delhi.

WHY SHARE TRANSFER DEED IS TO BE PREPARED?
One of the most important documents which are prepared at the time of transfer of shares is SHARE TRANSFER DEED. In share transfer deed every detail of transferor and transferee like number of shares transfer, date of transfer, shall be mentioned and date of execution shall also mentioned in deed.

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Transfer of Shares
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Documents Required for Transfer of Shares

  • MOA of the Company
  • Address ID proof of transferor and transferee.
  • List of current shareholders.

Process Involved

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Confirm details of transfer

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1.Client will provide documents

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2. Confirm details of transfer

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3. Board Meeting.

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4. Share transfer deed.

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5. Stamp duty.

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6. New Share Certificate.

FAQ'S
  • Stamp Duty is levied at the rate of 0.25% of consideration i.e. the amount to be paid is 25 paise for a share transfer of Rs. 100. If required, the total amount of stamp duty will be rounded off to next or upper 5 paise. Though there is no stamp duty on transfer of shares or debentures in a depository scheme.
  • Stamp Duty is levied at the rate of 0.25% of consideration i.e. the amount to be paid is 25 paise for a share transfer of Rs. 100. If required, the total amount of stamp duty will be rounded off to next or upper 5 paise. Though there is no stamp duty on transfer of shares or debentures in a depository scheme.
  • What is the procedure for transfer of shares?
  • Share transfer deed is an instrument of transfer that must be executed by both transferor and transferee. Share transfer deed must be duly stamped and delivered to the company along with certificate relating to shares transferred.
  • Who pays the stamp duty on transfer of shares?
  • Stamp Duty is levied at the rate of 0.25% of consideration i.e. the amount to be paid is 25 paise for a share transfer of Rs. 100. If required, the total amount of stamp duty will be rounded off to next or upper 5 paise. Though there is no stamp duty on transfer of shares or debentures in a depository scheme
  • Can I transfer physical shares to another person?
  • In case, shares are held jointly in physical form by investors, then the same can be dematerialized by opening a demat account in joint names. ... Transferring physical shares requires payment of transfer fees through franking of transfer deed documents, a service investors used to avail from BOI Shareholding.
  • Can a shareholder transfer shares?
  • Share transfers from one person to another. Limited company shares can be transferred or sold just like any other form of property. ... In many companies, the articles of association may stipulate that shares may only be sold or given to an existing member, or a family member of an existing shareholder.
  • Can shares of a private company be transferred?
  • Any private agreement between the shareholders are not binding either on the company or on the shareholders. Further, share transfer can only be restricted by the Articles of Association. The right to transfer shares of a private limited company cannot be an total prohibition or ban on share transferability.
  • How do I transfer shares from one account to another?
  • Hi, there are two ways to transfer your shares from one demat to another demat account. To transfer shares manually, to can ask for the Delivery Instruction Slip from the broker you hold your shares with. Once you fill up the slip, you can submit that to the broker whom you wish to transfer the shares.
  • Can you gift shares to a family member?
  • If, however, it can be demonstrated that the transfer of shares is for reasons of family or personal relations, the income tax charge may be avoided. A gift of shares to a family member is also a deemed to be a disposal of shares for capital gains tax purposes.
  • How do I get a share transfer stamp?
  • The stamp duty applicable on share transfer is at 0.25% on the market value on the date of execution of the transfer deed. Share Transfer Stamps can be obtained from the authorised stamp vendors. Your sharebroker can also help you in this regard.
  • Is there stamp duty on sale of shares?
  • When you buy shares, you usually pay a tax or duty of 0.5% on the transaction. If you buy: shares electronically, you'll pay Stamp Duty Reserve Tax ( SDRT ) shares using a stock transfer form, you'll pay Stamp Duty if the transaction is over £1,000.
  • Can I sell my physical shares?
  • No, You cannot because no 0ne will buy shares in physical format. So, to sell the physical shares you need to open a Demat account. You have to convert those shares into Dematerialise format & then you can sell those shares through your Demat account.
  • Can I sell my physical shares?
  • No, You cannot because no 0ne will buy shares in physical format. ... So, to sell the physical shares you need to open a Demat account. You have to convert those shares into Dematerialise format & then you can sell those shares through your Demat account.
  • Can we have 2 demat account?
  • Demat account is almost same like your bank accounts. Yes, You can open multiple Demat account but you can't have them with the same broker/DP. Also one demat account can be mapped to multiple trading accounts, no issues.