Name the Act that provides for the maximum number of partners in a partnership firm. What is the maximum number of partners that a partnership firm can have?
Why should assets and liabilities be revalued on the reconstitution of a partnership firm? Explain briefly giving examples.
Rajeev, Sanjeev and Jatin were partners in a firm manufacturing blanket. They were sharing profits in the ratio of 5 : 3: 2. Their capitals on 1st April, 2012 were Rs 1,00,000, Rs 2,00,000 and Rs 4,00,000 respectively. After the flood in Uttarakhand, all partners decided to help the flood victims personally.
For this, Rajeev withdrew Rs 10,000 from the firm on 1st October 2012. Sanjeev instead of withdrawing cash from the firm took blankets amounting to Rs 14,000 from the firm and distributed those to the flood victims. On the other hand, Jatin withdrew Rs 1,50,000 from his capital on 31st December 2012 and set up a centre to provide medical facilities in the flood affected area.
The partnership deed provides for charging interest on drawings @ 6% p.a. After the final accounts were prepared it was discovered that interest on drawings had not been charged. Give the necessary adjusting journal entry and show the working notes clearly. Also, state any two values which the partners wanted to communicate to the society.