PAID-IN-CAPITAL Definition

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PAID-IN-CAPITAL is capital received from investors for stock, equal to capital stock plus paid-in capital, NOT that capital received from earnings or donations. Also called contributed capital.

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TRADING SECURITIES is investment in securities with the intention of selling them in the short term for a profit. These are reported at market value. Unrealized gains or losses on these investments appear in the Net Income for the period.

COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE is where the liabilities of the members will be restricted to the amount each agrees to contribute to the assets of the company in the event of dissolution or liquidation.

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