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List the Items Which May Be Debited Or Credited in the Capital Accounts of the Partners When: (I) Capitals Are Fixed (Ii) Capitals Are Fluctuating - Accountancy

Short Note

List the items which may be debited or credited in the capital accounts of the partners when:
(i) Capitals are fixed
(ii) Capitals are fluctuating

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Solution

(i) When Capitals are fixed :
The following items are credited in the Partner's Capital Account when capital accounts are fixed.
(a) Opening balance of capital
(b) Additional capital introduced during an accounting year
The following items are debited in the Partner's Capital Account when capital accounts are fixed.
(a) Part of capital withdrawn
(b) Closing balance of capital

(ii)When Capitals are fluctuating
The following items are credited in the Partner's Capital Account when capital accounts are fluctuating.
(a) Opening balance of capital.
(b) Additional capital introduced during an accounting year
(c) Salaries to the partners
(d) Interest on capital
(e) Share of profit
(f) Commission and bonus to the partners
The following items are debited in the Partner's Capital Account when capital accounts are fluctuating.
(a) Drawings made during the accounting period
(b) Interest on drawings.
(c) Share of loss.
(d) Closing balance of capital.

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TS Grewal Class 12 Accountancy - Double Entry Book Keeping Volume 1
Chapter 2 Accounting for Partnership Firms-Fundamentals
Exercise | Q 3 | Page 97
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