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I am about to buy a corporation that has 100 common shares of stock issued. Do I need to receive a printed stock certificate that transfers the shares to me or is this no longer necessary?
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You do not need paper stock certificates anymore. The sales agreement is good to cover you for the ownership change. Most corporations don't even print them anymore.
Let me know if you need anything else. If not, please leave a rating. Thanks!
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