Answer the following question.
How are capital expenditure different from Revenue expenditure? Discuss briefly.
The Revenue Expenditure refers to the government expenditure which does not cause any reduction in government liabilities and also does not create assets for the government. For example- expenditure on salaries, pensions, subsidies, interest payments, etc.
On the other hand, Capital Expenditure refers to that government expenditure, which causes a reduction in government liabilities as well as creates assets for the government. For example- expenditure on purchasing shares, bonds, etc.