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What is the distinction between a capital and an operating expenditure? Give two examples of each.

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State the difference between a capital and an operating expenditure and provide two examples of each.

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Expenditures subsequent to acquisition:

Companies incur various expenses related to “property, plant and equipment for purposes ranging from consistent repairs to major services and improvements after the initial acquisition.

Difference between capital and operating expenditures are as follows:

Expenses that are expected to increase the future economic benefits of the asset are known as capital expenditure. Conversely, Expenses that are not expected to increase the future economic benefits of the asset but these are incurred to sustain the present benefits are known as capital expenditure...

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