Contributed surplus

Contributed surplus

Total assets minus the sum of total liabilities, the par value of issued stock, and retained earnings. Contributed surplus identifies the portion of a company's income that comes from non-operational sources, or the portion of total profit other than profit earned through operations.  One example of contributed surplus is the income a company receives from selling shares above their stated par value. See: Retained earnings, Capital surplus
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He said that Pakistan's was the first parliament in the world to be completely powered by solar energy and contributed surplus energy to the national grid through net-metering license.
It is often included in the contributed surplus account in the equity section of a company's balance sheet.
The $3,800,000 Convertible debenture was reclassified to contributed surplus and removed from the Companys liabilities during the year ended December 31, 2015.
China Banking Corporation wants to increase its equity stake and contributed surplus in Manulife Chinabank Life Assurance Company (MCBL) to 40 percent from the current 5 percent by purchasing the shares from Manulife Philippines.
Oneida had contributed surplus notes to an insurance company for seven years from 2004.
Loss of Contributed Surplus for Thin Capitalization Purposes Following an Amalgamation
In a disclosure to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Thursday, China Bank said its board had authorized the bank to increase its capital stake and contributed surplus in MCBL to 40 percent, and for this purpose, to negotiate the purchase of the corresponding shares of stock from Manulife.