Investor Education and Protection Fund

Procedure for Claiming Unclaimed Dividend/Shares from IEPF

Company Law - 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

Company Law - 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

Company Law - 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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How to Claim IEPF refund

Company Law - 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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Filing of IEPF-5 With MCA Portal

Company Law - 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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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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Investor Education and Protection Fund (Uploading of Information Regarding unpaid and Unclaimed Amounts Lying with Companies) Rules, 2012

Company Law - The information is to be filed in Form 5- INV as per the above mentioned rules; and thereafter an excel sheet containing detailed investor wise details is to be filed separately. The e Form, the excel template and detailed steps are provided in the IEPF application link on the portal www.iepf.gov.in.For financial year ended on 31st March...

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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 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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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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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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Posted Under: Company Law |

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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Posted Under: Company Law |

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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Posted Under: Company Law |

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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Posted Under: Company Law |

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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Posted Under: Company Law |

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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