The difference between Debentures and Preferential Shares is as follows:
1) Person holding debentures has owed money to a company, while Preferential Shareholder could be considered as a partial owner of the company.
2) A Preference shareholder earns dividends if the company is making profits, however a debenture holder needs to be paid irrespective of making profits or losses.
3) A debenture holder would be paid the capital invested at the end of a stipulated term. A preference shareholder is not promised return of capital invested; instead he earns dividends till the time the company exists and is profitable.
4) A debenture holder earns interest on the capital invested till the capital is not returned, while a preference shareholder is paid dividends till the time the company exists.
There is no specific abbreviation for the term WIRE because when the payment is being made using this option, you will not see the physical movement of funds. It is all electronic. It is just like a current passes through Wire.
Therefore Electronic movement of funds is campared with WIRE.
Software Technology Parks of India (STPI).Some of the software service providers will get exemption from STPI for their software exports. In accounts payable may be we need to define the vendor STPI location wise.
In India we have different STPI location. If one vendor supplying services or materials to all OR some of the STPI locations we need to maintain the same vendor STPI wise.
The terms Billable and Non-Billable expenses are normally associated with say a consultancy company where they bill consultants out to their clients. Therefore Billable expenses will be paid by the client whereas Non-billable will be paid by your employer. What's included in both is subject to the contract your company has with their client.