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Account that changes most often within equity

Accounts within the equity that change most often are those which have their figures being changed without any specific decision required from the owners alongside with legislative bureaucracy. Whilst making payments into share capital and other reserves are structured by agreements between owners (if there are any), by articles of association and so on, there’s […]

Reporting on paying dividends

Reporting (and accounting) for paying dividends is in fact rather straight forward. Say that during the reporting period your company paid dividends in the amount of 2,100 as within our example statement of changes in equity. Reporting and recognizing an accounting entry on paying dividends whilst the equity has several accounts is done from one […]

What’s the share premium used for?

As you’ve noticed, our equity includes a line item called as ‘Share premium’. What is this premium? A share premium comes into the equation once we decide to pay contributions into the share capital. A mere payment into the capital is of course an option but as it is, there are often times when it’s […]

Other reserves you may have within your equity

What are those other reserves there sometimes are on the statement of changes in owner’s equity? Besides share capital, retained earnings and share premium it’s possible an entity also has an account labeled as Other reserves.  What’s that about?  (more…)