i) The issued share capital of Mbeya Trust, a publicly listed company on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange, on 31st March 2013 was TZS 10 million. Its shares are denominated at TZS 25 each. Mbeya Trust’s earnings attributable to its ordinary shareholders for the year ended 31st March 2013 were also TZS10 million, given an earnings per share of TZS 25.
A partnership is a form of business where two or more people share ownership, as well as the responsibility for managing the company and the income or losses the business generates. That income is paid to partners, who then claim it on their personal tax returns – the business is not taxed separately, as corporations are, on its profits or losses.
A Right issue of shares is an issue of shares at a special price by a company to its existing shareholders in proportion to their holding of old shares.