Personal finance: your queries answered
News from Irish Times:
The Irish Times – Monday, September 26, 2011

DOMINIC COYLE

High price of transferring Vodafone shares 

Q 

I am in the exact same position as your recent correspondent in transferring Vodafone shares into a new name as an executor. I read your reply outlining the low-cost approach via a stock transfer form with annoyance as I have just paid £74 (€84) to Computershare to transfer my late father’s shares worth £315 (€359) into the names of my sister and myself as executors. 

I contacted the Revenue’s stamping office and was told you no longer return a stock transfer form to them. You must use the Revenue OnLine Service (ROS). 

Computershare never suggested there was an alternative to paying them. Part of its £74 (€84) fee was an extra payment, because one of the forms could not be stamped by a…………… continues on Irish Times
… Read the full article
.

Related News:


Personal Finance
Kapoor/Dlabay/Hughes’ Personal Finance is the #1 market-leading Personal Finance text. It provides comprehensive coverage of pe…
Get a Financial Life: Personal Finance In Your Twenties and Thirties
“A highly readable and substantial guide to the grown-up realms of money and business.” —Deborah Stead, The New York Times, …