Archive | Shares

Types of Shares: Preference and Equity | Accounting

The shares which can be issued by a company, are of two types:- 1. Preference Shares 2. Equity Shares. Type # 1. Preference Shares: The Preference Shares are those which have some preferential rights over the other types of shares. A share to be preference share, must have two preferential rights: [Sec. 85(1)] (a) They […]

Stock and Shares of a Company | Capital | Accounting

In this article we will discuss about stock and shares of a company. Also learn about the difference between them. Stock: When all the shares of a company have been fully paid up, they may be converted into stock if so authorised by the Articles, as per Sec. 94(1) (c). It is another kind of […]

Accounting Entries for Issue of Shares at Premium | India | Company

In this article we will discuss about the accounting entries for the issue of shares at premium, explained with the help of an illustration.  A company likely to be very successful and enjoying a good reputation, asks intending shareholders to pay, on each share, a sum higher than the face value. In other words, when […]

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