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On 1-4-2013 Jn Ltd Had 10,000, 9% Debentures of 100 Each Outstanding. (I) on 1-4-2014 the Company Purchased in the Open Market 2000 of Its Own Debentures for 101 Each and Cancelled the Same Immediately. - Accountancy

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On 1-4-2013 JN Ltd had 10,000, 9% Debentures of 100 each outstanding.

(i) On 1-4-2014 the company purchased in the open market 2000 of its own debentures for 101 each and cancelled the same immediately.

(ii) On 1-4-2015 the company redeemed at par debentures of 4, 00,000 by draw of a lot.

(iii) On 28-2-2016 the remaining debentures were purchased for immediate cancellation for 3, 97,000.

Pass necessary journal entries for the above transactions in the books of the company ignoring debentures redemption reserve and interest on debentures

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Solution

In the books of JN Ltd

Journal

Date Particulars L.F. Dr.(Rs.) Cr.(Rs.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Own Debentures A/c                                                                                                                             Dr

             To Bank A/c

(Purchase of 2,000 own debentures @ Rs.101 each)

 

9% Debentures A/c                                                                                                                               Dr

Loss on Cancellation of own Debentures                                                                                                  Dr

              To own Debentures A/c

(Cancellation of own debentures)

 

9% Debentures A/c                                                                                                                               Dr

             To Debenture holders A/c

(9% Debenture due for redemption)

 

Debentures holders A/c                                                                                                                          Dr

              To Bank A/c

(Amount paid to debenture holders)

 

Own Debentures A/c                                                                                                                              Dr

             To Bank A/c

(Purchase of 4,000 own debentures)

 

9% Debentures A/c                                                                                                                                Dr

            To Own Debentures A/c

            To Gain (Profit) on Cancellation

(Own debentures purchased and cancelled)

 

Gain (Profit) on Cancellation A/c                                                                                                              Dr

             To Capital Reserve A/c

(Transfer of Gain (Profit) on redemption of debentures to Capital Reserve)

 

2,02,000

 

 

 

2,00,000

2,000

 

 

 

4,00,000

 

 

 

4,00,000

 

 

 

3,97,000

 

 

 

4,00,000

 

 

 

 

3,000

 

 

 

2,02,000

 

 

 

 

2,02,000

 

 

 

4,00,000

 

 

 

4,00,000

 

 

 

3,97,000

 

 

 

3,97,000

3,000

 

 

 

3,000

 

 

Concept: Redemption of Debentures for Immediate Cancellation - Draw of Lots, Lump Sum and Purchase in the Open Market
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