Define: Share Capital

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Definition: Share Capital

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Name given to the total amount of cash which the shareholders have contributed to the company.

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Share Capital. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. July 17, 2019
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Share Capital are sourced/syndicated from:

  • Oxford Dictionary Of Economics
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.