capital account


Definition of capital account

1a : an account representing ownership in a business: such as
(1) : a proprietor's account
(2) : a partner's account
b : any corporation account classified as part of net worth: such as
(1) : a capital stock account
(2) : a surplus account
2 : a capital assets account

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“Capital account.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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