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How Are Debentures Different from Shares? Give Two Points. - Accountancy

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How are debentures different from shares? Give two points.

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Solution

Basis of Comparisons

Debentures

Shares

1. Meaning

Debentures are a part of loan, therefore, the debenture holders are the creditors of a company.

Shares form a part of capital, hence, share holders are the owner of a company.

2. Voting Rights

These do not carry any voting rights for their holders.

These carry voting rights for their holders.

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NCERT Class 12 Accountancy - Company Accounts and Analysis of Financial Statements
Chapter 2 Issue and Redemption of Debentures
Short Answer Question | Q 12 | Page 135
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