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You are correct, It is not a loan. They are investing in the corporation.

So the cash is recorded as a debit to the corporate bank account and a credit to the individuals capital account. You will need to setup a capital account for this individual with 2 subaccounts -contributions and distributions. When you deposit the money, select the contribtuiton account as opposed to an income account. This will debit cash and credit the contribution account.

Going forward, the new shareholders portion of net income will close to his/her capital account and distributions will reduce his/her capital account.

Setup new account in Chart of Accounts

1. Go to Lists on the top task bar.

2. Click on Chart of Accounts

3. At the bottom of that screen you will see a button labeled “Account” – click on it

4. Click on new

5. Select account type

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Resolution for Issue 'How to enter ‘Contributing Capital’' available: Yes (Solved).
Source: Intuit Community forum.

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