How will you deal with the accumulated profit and losses and reserves on the admission of a new partner?
X and Y are partners in a firm sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 3 : 2. On 1st April, 2019, they admit Z as a partner for 1/5th share in profits. On that date, there was a balance of ₹ 1,50,000 in General Reserve and a debit balance of ₹ 20,000 in the Profit and Loss Account of the firm. Pass necessary Journal entries regarding adjustment of reserve and accumulated profit/loss.
Mr. A commenced business with a capital of ₹ 2,50,000 on 1st April, 2013. During the five years ended 31st March, 2018, the following profits and losses were made:
31st March, 2014−Loss ₹ 5,000
31st March, 2015−Profit ₹ 13,000
31st March, 2016−Profit ₹ 17,000
31st March, 2017−Profit ₹ 20,000
31st March, 2018−Profit ₹ 25,000
During this period he had drawn ₹ 40,000 for his personal use. On 1st April, 2018, he admitted B into partnership on the following terms:
B to bring for his half share in the business, capital equal to A's Capital on 31st March, 2018 and to pay for the one-half share of goodwill of the business, on the basis of three times the average profit of the last five years. Prepare the statement showing what amount B should invest to become a partner and pass entries to record the transactions relating to admission.
A and B are partners in a business sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 1/3rd and 2/3rd. On 1st April, 2019, their capitals were ₹ 8,000 and ₹ 10,000 respectively. On that date, they admit C in partnership and give him 1/4th share in the future profits. C brings ₹ 8,000 as his capital and ₹ 6,000 as goodwill. The amount of goodwill is withdrawn by the old partners in cash. Draft the journal entries and show the Capital Accounts of all the Partners. Calculate proportion in which partners would share profits and losses in future.