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L, M and N were partners in a firm sharing profit in the ratio of 3:2:1. Their Balance Sheet on 31.3.2015 was as follows :

                                          Balance Sheet of L,M and N as on 31-3-2015

LiabilitiesAmount(Rs.)AssetsAmount(Rs.)

Creditors

General Reserve

Capitals

     L                               1,20,000

     M                                 80,000

     N                                  40,000 

 

1,68,000

42,000

 

 

 

2,40,000

 

Bank

Debtors

Stock

Investments

Furniture

Machinery

 

34,000

46,000

2,20,000

60,000

20,000

70,000

 

 4,50,000 4,50,000

On the above date O was admitted as a new partner and it was decided that:

(i) The new profit sharing ratio between L, M, N and 0 will be 2: 2: 1: 1.

(ii) Goodwill of the firm was valued at Rs.1,80,000 and O brought his share of goodwill premium in cash.

(iii) The market value of investments was Rs.36,000.

(iv) Machinery will be reduced to Rs.58,000.

(v) A creditor of Rs.6,000 was not likely to claim the amount and hence to be written-off.

(vi) O will bring proportionate capital so as to give him 1/6th share in the profits of the firm.

Prepare Revaluation Account. Partner's Capital Accounts and the Balance Sheet of the New Firm

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A. B and C were partners in a firm sharing profits in the ratio of 5: 3: 2. On 31-3-2015 their Balance Sheet was as follows:

                                                              Balance Sheet of A,B and C as on 31-3-2015

LiabilitiesAmount(Rs)AssetsAmount(Rs.)

Creditors

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P & L Account

Capitals

     A                                                       1,50,000

     B                                                       1,20,000

     C                                                          60,000

 

 

63,000

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1,20,000

 

 

 

3,30,000

 

 

Land & Building

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Stock

Debtors                                                     1,20,000

       Less : Provision                                       9,000

Cash

 

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 5,43,000 5,43,000

 

On the above date B retired and A and C agreed to continue the business on the following terms:

(1) Goodwill of the firm was valued at Rs.1, 53,000.

(2) Provision for bad debts was to be reduced by Rs.3,000.

(3) There was a claim of Rs.12,000 for workmen compensation.

(4) B will be paid Rs.24,600 in cash and the balance will be transferred to his loan account which will be paid in four equal yearly instalments together with interest 10% p.a.

(5) The new profit sharing ratio between A and C will be 3:2 and their capital will be in their new profit sharing ratio. The capital adjustments will be done by opening current accounts.
Prepare Revaluation Account, Partners' Capital Accounts and the Balance Sheet of A and C.

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