Current account and Capital account. What’s the difference

Difference between Current account and Capital account

Basis Of
Current accountCapital Account
NatureWhen capital is introduced or withdrawn by the partner, the balance of this account does not changes.Balance of capital changes when further capital is introduced or withdrawn by the partner except when there is a fixed capital.
It is maintained when fixed capital account method is being followed.It is maintained in all cases, whether following Fluctuation Capital Account Method or Fixed Capital Account Method.
Can be a debit or a credit balance.Will always have a credit balance when Fixed Capital Account Method is followed. In case of Fluctuating Capital Account Method, it may have either credit or a debit balance.
Kind of
It records transactions such as interest on capital, salary, commission, etc.It records the amount invested by partners in the firm.

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Profit and Loss Account

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Accounting software is an integral part of the computerized accounting system. The accounting software should be selected after considering the level of skill and proficiency of the accounting professionals.

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The amount of minimum profit that is to be paid to the guaranteed partner is known as Guaranteed Profit. The partner to whom such guarantee of profit is made is known as Guaranteed Partner

Fixed Capital Method

Under Fixed Capital Method, the capital balances of the partners remains unchanged. It changes only when any amount of capital is withdrawn or additional capital is introduced during the accounting year by the partners.

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