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Following are the main journal entries which are passed for redemption of preference shares. ( With face value) Premium on Redemption Account Dr.Property and Liquidating Dividends are another two items which are also included on the “Retained Earning” Accounts.On this post I am going to give some case examples with Journal/entries needed for each.: On June 1, A Company declares a property dividend to be paid from its portfolio of 5,000 shares of B Company stock.We are crediting preference shareholders account because we have transfer all capital liability to the personal liability of shareholders.Because our personal liability to pay the amount of redeemable preference shareholder is increased due to decrease the same capital from our books, we have credited preference shareholders account.