CAPITAL SPARE Definition

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CAPITAL SPARE is the parts within inventory that are purchased as spare parts for depreciable assets (e.g., capital equipment). As such, the capital spares within inventory are depreciable and should not be treated as normal inventory.

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IMPERSONAL ACCOUNTS represents accounts other than Personal Accounts. This may be sub-classified into: a. Real Accounts, e.g. Asset Account; and, 2. Nominal Accounts, e.g. Income and Expenditure Accounts.

CONTRIBUTED SURPLUS is money a company receives by selling shares above par value or their stated value, or from government donation of land to the company, etc. Contributed Surplus is a balance sheet item that is part of the shareholders' equity.

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