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Procedure for transferring shares to IEPF

Company Law - Section 124(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) provides that all shares in respect of which dividend has not been paid or claimed for 7 consecutive years or more shall be transferred to IEPF. In case any dividend is paid or claimed for any year during the said period of 7 consecutive years, the shares […]...

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E-Form IEPF-2

Company Law - Purpose of the E-Form IEPF-2: Statement of unclaimed or unpaid amounts and details of Nodal Officer. Earlier E-form INV-5 is filed for this purpose, however after introduction of Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 , E Form INV-5 is being replaced by E- form IEPF-2 i.e. Sta...

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Claiming Unpaid Amounts and Shares from IEPF

Company Law - We have seen many people stand un-aware of their shareholding in the Company due to several reasons and they find themselves helpless regarding the procedure to claim the same as filing of Form on IEPF website as it is little tricky from their point of view. Keeping in mind their point of view, we tried […]...

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Procedure for transfer of unclaimed shares to IEPF authority

Company Law - Procedure for transfer of unclaimed shares to the Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) authority as required under section 124(6) of companies act, 2013 When Dividend Warrant has not been encashed by the Shareholders for a Continuous period during the last seven years Sr. No Steps Regulatory provisions Action required to be taken...

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Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) under Companies Act, 2013

Company Law - Investor Education and Protection under Companies Act, 2013 1. Power to  whom Section 125(1) CG shall have power to established a fund to be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund. 2.What types of amount to be credited to the Fund Section 125(2) and Rule 3 1. Amount given by the CG by way of […]...

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Government amended IEPFA Rules, 2016 to simplify refund of claims

Company Law - The Investor Education & Protection Fund (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules 2016 have been amended vide GSR No.571 (E) dated 14.8.2019 to simplify the process of refund of claims filed with The Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority (the Authority). ...

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IEPF Authority Help Line No.

Company Law - Shri Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, inaugurated the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) Help Line number — 1800-114-667 — and Call Centre here today....

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Extend last date of filing of IEPF-1A under IEPF Rules, 2016: ICSI

Company Law - Extension of last date for filing of Form No. IEPF - 1A under the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016...

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IEPF recovers Rs 1514 Cr of Depositors’ Money

Company Law - In a major success, the IEPF Authority has been able to enforce The Peerless General Finance and Investment Company Limited to transfer deposits worth about Rs 1514 Cr to IEPF. This depositor’s money was pending with the company for the last 15 years....

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IEPF e-forms filing due date extended till 31st December 2020

General Circular No. 35/2020 - (29/09/2020) - MCA enabled filing of various IEPF e-forms (IEPF -1, IEPF- I A, IEPF-2, IEPF-3, IEPF-4, IEPF-7) and e-verification of claims filed in e-form IEPF-5 without additional fees till 31st December 2020...

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Govt. appoints new Chairman and members of IEPF

S.O. 2282(E) - (08/07/2020) - Central Government hereby appoints the Shri Rajesh Verma as Chairperson and Shri Anil K. Sharma, Shri P. S. Narasimha,  Shri Rakesh Jain and Shri Gopal V. Kumar as Members to the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority with effect from the date of publication of this notification. MINISTRY...

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MCA allows filing of IEFF e-forms till 30.09.2020 without additional fees

General Circular No. 16/2020 - (13/04/2020) - General Circular No. 16/2020 File No. 16/01/2018-IEPFA (Vol. II) Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority Ministry of Corporate Affairs Government of India Ground Floor, Jeevan Vihar Building, 3, Parliament Street, New Delhi-01, Dated: 13th April, 2020 To All Stakeholders, Nodal Officers (IE...

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Last date of form IEPFA-1A & IEPF-2 filing extended

General Circular No. 11/2019 - (25/10/2019) - MCA  waives the additional fee payable by companies on filing form IEPF-1A upto 31.12.2019 and form IEPF-2 (for the purpose of filing Statement of unclaimed and unpaid amounts) upto 30.11.2019 vide General Circular No. 11/2019 Dated: 25.10.2019....

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 571(E) - (14/08/2019) - These rules may be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2019....

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IEPF e-forms filing due date extended till 31st December 2020

General Circular No. 35/2020 (29/09/2020)

MCA enabled filing of various IEPF e-forms (IEPF -1, IEPF- I A, IEPF-2, IEPF-3, IEPF-4, IEPF-7) and e-verification of claims filed in e-form IEPF-5 without additional fees till 31st December 2020...

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Procedure for transferring shares to IEPF

Section 124(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 (Act) provides that all shares in respect of which dividend has not been paid or claimed for 7 consecutive years or more shall be transferred to IEPF. In case any dividend is paid or claimed for any year during the said period of 7 consecutive years, the shares […]...

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E-Form IEPF-2

Purpose of the E-Form IEPF-2: Statement of unclaimed or unpaid amounts and details of Nodal Officer. Earlier E-form INV-5 is filed for this purpose, however after introduction of Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 , E Form INV-5 is being replaced by E- form IEPF-2 i.e. Sta...

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Claiming Unpaid Amounts and Shares from IEPF

We have seen many people stand un-aware of their shareholding in the Company due to several reasons and they find themselves helpless regarding the procedure to claim the same as filing of Form on IEPF website as it is little tricky from their point of view. Keeping in mind their point of view, we tried […]...

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Procedure for transfer of unclaimed shares to IEPF authority

Procedure for transfer of unclaimed shares to the Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) authority as required under section 124(6) of companies act, 2013 When Dividend Warrant has not been encashed by the Shareholders for a Continuous period during the last seven years Sr. No Steps Regulatory provisions Action required to be taken...

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Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) under Companies Act, 2013

Investor Education and Protection under Companies Act, 2013 1. Power to  whom Section 125(1) CG shall have power to established a fund to be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund. 2.What types of amount to be credited to the Fund Section 125(2) and Rule 3 1. Amount given by the CG by way of […]...

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Investor Education and Protection Fund | Section 125 | Companies Act, 2013

Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) is a fund that is created by Central Government under section 125 of Companies Act, 2013 for promotion of investors’ awareness and protection of interests of investors. ...

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Govt. appoints new Chairman and members of IEPF

S.O. 2282(E) (08/07/2020)

Central Government hereby appoints the Shri Rajesh Verma as Chairperson and Shri Anil K. Sharma, Shri P. S. Narasimha,  Shri Rakesh Jain and Shri Gopal V. Kumar as Members to the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority with effect from the date of publication of this notification. MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New D...

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Investor protection and education- The Focus is on

INTRODUCTION The purpose of enlightening us to this concept is to make an assessment of the prevailing investor protection and education regime in India. It throws light at the laws, rules, and regulations governing investor protection and education in the country and reviews the quality of their enforcement. Investor protection affects s...

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Transfer of Shares to IEPF | Section 125 | Companies Act 2013

Company after transferring dividend to unclaimed suspense account shall file details of the amount transferred along with list of shareholders in form IEPF-1 within 30 days of such transfer...

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Transfer of Unclaimed shares to IEPF

Transfer of Unclaimed shares to Investor Education and protection fund (IEPF) (if condition fulfilled) (A) Manner of Dealing with Unclaimed Shares (Regulation 39(4) read with Schedule VI of SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015) The listed entity shall comply with the following procedure while dealing with securities which remain unclaimed and/or...

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MCA allows filing of IEFF e-forms till 30.09.2020 without additional fees

General Circular No. 16/2020 (13/04/2020)

General Circular No. 16/2020 File No. 16/01/2018-IEPFA (Vol. II) Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority Ministry of Corporate Affairs Government of India Ground Floor, Jeevan Vihar Building, 3, Parliament Street, New Delhi-01, Dated: 13th April, 2020 To All Stakeholders, Nodal Officers (IEPF) of Companies, All Regional Directors...

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IEPF Compliance Checklist for a Financial Year

IEPF Compliance Checklist for a Financial Year Updated as per Section 125 of Companies Act, 2013 and Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016. S. No.  Particulars of compliance Timelines 1 Form IEPF-3 Within 30 days of the end of the Financial Year 2 The Company shall inform th...

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Procedure for Claiming Unclaimed Dividend/Shares from IEPF

Procedure for Claiming Unclaimed Dividend/Shares from Investor Education Protection Fund (IEPF) and Steps to be Followed by Company to Process the Claim IEPF – 5 CLAIM PROCESS FOR CLAIMANTS UNDER COMPANIES ACT 2013 1. Claimant to register themselves online on this weblink http://www.mca.gov.in/mcafoportal/loadUserRegistration.do?link=lo...

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Brief note on IEPF forms

Brief Note of IEPF Forms or Step wise checklist of IEPF form Every Company which has any *unclaimed amount shall file e-form IEPF-2 within 60 days of Annual General Meeting with Ministry of Corporate of Affairs mentioning unclaimed and unpaid amounts separately for each of the previous seven financial years (number could be zero for [&hel...

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What to do with Unpaid/Unclaimed Dividend lying with the Company

Declaration of Dividend is one crucial thing in any Company as it is their way of keeping their Shareholders happy. This also is an indicator to some extent about a Company’s performance. Section 123 of the Companies Act, 2013 deals with the process of Declaration of Dividend. However, it is not the declaration, but the […]...

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Government amended IEPFA Rules, 2016 to simplify refund of claims

The Investor Education & Protection Fund (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules 2016 have been amended vide GSR No.571 (E) dated 14.8.2019 to simplify the process of refund of claims filed with The Investor Education & Protection Fund Authority (the Authority). ...

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How to Claim IEPF refund

Application to the Authority for claiming unpaid amounts and shares out of Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) IEPF Refund- Any person, whose unclaimed or unpaid amount has been transferred by the company to IEPF may claim their refunds to the IEPF authority. For claiming such amount, claimant needs to file form IEPF-5 alongwith...

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IEPF Authority Help Line No.

Shri Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, inaugurated the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) Help Line number — 1800-114-667 — and Call Centre here today....

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Last date of form IEPFA-1A & IEPF-2 filing extended

General Circular No. 11/2019 (25/10/2019)

MCA  waives the additional fee payable by companies on filing form IEPF-1A upto 31.12.2019 and form IEPF-2 (for the purpose of filing Statement of unclaimed and unpaid amounts) upto 30.11.2019 vide General Circular No. 11/2019 Dated: 25.10.2019....

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Extend last date of filing of IEPF-1A under IEPF Rules, 2016: ICSI

Extension of last date for filing of Form No. IEPF - 1A under the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016...

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Filing of IEPF-5 With MCA Portal

WHEN TO FILE IEPF-5? The person, in respect of whom any amount is transferred to the IEPF, can make an application by filing Form IEPF-5 with the MCA Portal that shall further process the application. IEPF authority may seek necessary clarifications from the concerned company/bank. Any person, whose shares, unclaimed dividend, matured dep...

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IEPF Compliance Calendar for Company

Compliance Calendar for Company under Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) rules read with Companies Act, 2013 related to Form IEPF-1, Form IEPF-1A, Form IEPF-2, Form IEPF-3, Form IEPF-4 and Form IEPF-5 S. No. Form No. Rule No. Particular of Form Time period of fling 1.      IEPF-3 Rule 6 Details of shares and unpaid [&hellip...

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IEPF-1A and Nodal Officer

IEPF-1A & Nodal Officer Statement of amounts credited to Investor Education and Protection Fund The companies which have transferred any amount referred to in clauses (a) to (d) of sub-section (2) of section 205C of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) to Investor Education and Protection Fund or Central Government, but have not filed ...

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Compliance Checklist of IEPF Rules

Checklist on compliance of various Provisions under Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 [Updated upto: 30.09.2019] S. No Relevant Rule Compliances E-Form Due Dates 1 5(1) Company shall file Form IEPF-1 and statement in excel template with the IEPF Authority and thereafter s...

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Revised IEPF authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer And Refund) Rules, 2019

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) by notification dated 14th August, 2019 has further amended the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Rules, 2016 (the Rules). The amended provisions of these rules shall come into force from 20th August, 2019 except provisions of rule 6 which shal...

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How to Claim your shares back from IEPF?

As per Section 124 of Companies Act, 2015 Where a dividend has been declared by a company but has not been paid or claimed within 30 days from the date of the declaration to any shareholder entitled to the payment of the dividend, the company shall, within 7 days from the date of expiry of […]...

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Appointment of Nodal Officer under IEPF Rules

MCA Notification Dated 14th August, 2019 notified ‘Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2019‘,  w.e.f. 20th August, 2019. New Rule 7(2B) ‘The details of the Nodal Officer and Deputy Nodal Officer duly indicating his or her designation, postal...

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 571(E) (14/08/2019)

These rules may be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Second Amendment Rules, 2019....

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Procedure for Claiming Unpaid/Unclaimed Dividend From IEPF

As per Section 124 of the Companies Act, 2013, in case a company has declared any dividend but the same has not been claimed within 30 days from the date of declaration, the company shall transfer the total amount of unclaimed dividend to Unclaimed Dividend Account which is opened specifically for this purpose with a scheduled bank. [&h...

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Procedure To Claim Unpaid/Unclaimed Dividend From IEPF

Any amount transferred to Unpaid Dividend Account of the Company, which is unpaid or unclaimed for more Seven Years shall be transferred along with interest accrued, to Investor Education & Protection Fund. (IEPF) and the company shall send a statement in Form IEPF-1 the details of such transfer to the authority which administers th...

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2019

Notification No. G.S.R. 343(E) (01/05/2019)

Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Amendment Rules, 2019 shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette....

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IEPF recovers Rs 1514 Cr of Depositors’ Money

In a major success, the IEPF Authority has been able to enforce The Peerless General Finance and Investment Company Limited to transfer deposits worth about Rs 1514 Cr to IEPF. This depositor’s money was pending with the company for the last 15 years....

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Procedure to Claim unclaimed dividend

You should claim your dividend on regular basis. If remain unclaimed for seven consecutive years, then the dividends along with its related shares transferred to Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Authority. Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Authority of Ministry Of Corporate Affairs, Government Of India has given ...

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Transfer of Unpaid / Unclaimed Dividend and Respective Shares to IEPF Authority

Procedure for Transfer of Unpaid / Unclaimed Dividend to IEPF- The company shall inform, at the latest available address, the shareholder concerned regarding transfer of shares three months before the due date of transfer of shares and also simultaneously publish a notice in the leading newspaper in English and regional language having wi...

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Revised guidelines for companies to facilitate claimant’s refund by IEPF Authority

MCA Vide its Notification No. 07/05/2017-IEPFA, dated July 19, 2018 has revised and updated the guidelines for the company to facilitate refund of claims by IEPF Authority in light of resubmission option provided in e-form IEPF-5....

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Updated guidelines for companies to facilitate refund of claims by IEPF

No. 07/05/2017-IEPFA (19/07/2018)

In supersession of the guidelines issued earlier, the revised and updated guidelines for the companies to facilitate the refund of the claims by IEPF Authority in the light of resubmission option provided in eform IEPF-5 and list of annexures to be attached in the verification report are enclosed. ...

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IEPF Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Third Amendment Rules, 2017

Notification No. G.S.R. 472(E). (22/05/2018)

These rules may be called the Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (Accounting, Audit, Transfer and Refund) Third Amendment Rules, 2017. They shall come into force with effect from the 22nd May 2018....

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