How to Transfer Shares of a Private Limited Company
- Step 1: Obtain share transfer deed in the prescribed format.
- Step 2: Execute the share transfer deed duly signed by the Transferor and Transferee.
- Step 3: Stamp the share transfer deed as per the Indian Stamp Act and Stamp Duty Notification in force in the State.
What Documents are required for share transfer ?
- Income Tax PAN of both the transferee and the transferor.
- Passport size colour Photo of both the transferee and the transferor.
- Aadhaar Card or Electricity Bill or Passport or Driving License or Voter ID Card of both the transferee and the transferor.
The present stamp duty rate for transfer of share is 25 paise for every one hundred rupees of the value of the share or part thereof. That means for shares valued Rs. 1,050, the stamp duty will be Rs. 2.75.
Register by post
You can send your changes by post. Download and fill in the share change forms depending on the changes you’re making. Send your completed forms, a copy of your resolution if needed and your statement of capital to the address on the forms.
The shares of a public company are freely transferable unless the company has a valid reason to disallow the same. The shares of a private limited company are not transferable subject to certain exceptions. A transfer deed is executed for the transfer of shares.
Refusal to Transfer of Shares:
The Board of Directors has the authority to refuse registration of transfer of shares. A member may appeal to the NCLT against the refusal by the Board within a period of thirty days from the date of receipt of the refusal notice.
This is to inform you that I,………………….. , the Shareholder of …………………..shares in your Company, request you to transfer my …………………… Equity Shares held in the Company for a total consideration of Rs …………………… (Rupees …………………..
Stocks can be given to a recipient as a gift whereby the recipient benefits from any gains in the stock’s price. Gifting stock from an existing brokerage account involves an electronic transfer of the shares to the recipients’ brokerage account.
Transfer without consideration is Void: Share transfer without consideration is void. Transfer in family arrangement: Transfer of shares on basis of family arrangement without complying with provision of Section 108 is valid.
Section 2(68) of the Companies Act 2013 provides that the Articles of a private company shall restrict the right to transfer the company’s shares. This restriction is binding upon the company and members thereof.
Cancellation of Stamp by Company is illegal. If once a company transfers shares by mistake even if the instrument was not duly stamped, it can’t then apply for rectification of members.
A public company is a company that is not a private company. As per the Companies Act 2013, a public company has a minimum of 7 members and has no restriction on the transfer of its shares.
A stock transfer form transfers shares from one person to another. If you use a stock transfer to buy stocks and shares for £1,000 or less you do not normally have to pay any Stamp Duty.
Many investors transfer their accounts from one brokerage firm to another without a hitch. If your transfer goes smoothly, count on the whole process taking two to three weeks.