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German term or phrase:Kapitaleinziehung
English translation:capital repayment
Entered by: Bryan Saliamonas
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02:30 Apr 5, 2007
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German to English translations [PRO]
Law/Patents - Law: Taxation & Customs
German term or phrase: Kapitaleinziehung
Die Aufnahme eines Kredits durch den Käufer bei einer der Gesellschaften gegen Verpfändung von Anteilen von Dr. AE kann als gleichbedeutend mit einer Kapitaleinziehung ausgelegt werden mit allen Folgen, die daraus aus dem Außensteuergesetz entstehen.

Leaning toward "capital moving into the country" because of the refernce to the Foreign Tax Act. But forfeiture of capital is an alternative translation.
Bryan Saliamonas
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3 +1retirement of stock

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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +1
retirement of stock

according to Eichborn and Friedrich K. Feldbausch Finance Dictionary

Note added at 6 hrs (2007-04-05 08:34:59 GMT)


To start with, if a company wants to raise capital (money), one of its options is to issue stock. A company has other methods, such as issuing bonds and getting a loan from the bank. But stock raises capital without creating debt; i.e., without creating a legal obligation to repay borrowed funds.

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agree  casper: http://branchenportal-deutschland.aus-stade.de/er8.htm
1 hr
  -> thanks Chetan

neutral  Steffen Walter: Since when is stock equivalent to "Kapital"?
5 hrs
  -> Steffen, my understanding is that it is the same as capital. Please correct me if I am wrong. Pl. also see the link I have pasted.
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