Explain what are Non-current liabilities and current liabilities

January 27th, 2012 Comments off
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As we know liabilities are financial obligations of the business to external parties which consists of two major categories namely:

  • Non-current liabilities and
  • Current liabilities



  • Amounts owing by the business that are NOT REPAID WITHIN ONE YEAR.


  • Examples are Long term loan, Mortgage on Property and Debenture
  • Amounts owing by the business that are to BE PAID WITHIN ONE YEAR
  • Examples are short term loan, bank overdraft, creditors or accounts payable.


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