# State Giving Reasons, Which of the Following Transactions Would Improve, Reduce Or Not Change the Current Ratio, - Accountancy

Sum

State giving reasons, which of the following transactions would improve, reduce or not change the Current Ratio, if Current Ratio of a company is (i) 1:1; or (ii) 0.8:1:
(a) Cash paid to Trade Payables.
(b) Purchase of Stock-in-Trade on credit.
(c) Purchase of Stock-in-Trade for cash.
(d) Payment of Dividend payable.
(e) Bills Payable discharged.
(f) Bills Receivable endorsed to a Creditor.
(g) Bills Receivable endorsed to a Creditor dishonoured.

#### Solution

(i)  Let’s assume Current Assets as Rs 1,00,000 and Current Liabilities as Rs 1,00,000

"Current Ratio" = "Current Assets"/ "Current liability"

Current Ratio = 100000/100000 = 1: 1

(a) Cash paid to Trade Payables (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (100000 - 50000)/(100000 - 50000) = 1 : 1 (No change)

(b) Purchase of Stock-in-Trade on credit (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (100000 + 50000)/(100000 + 50000) = 1 : 1 (No change)

(c) Purchase of Stock-in-Trade for cash (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (100000 + 50000 - 50000)/100000 = 1 : 1   (No change)

(d) Payment of Dividend (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (100000 - 50000)/(100000 - 50000) = 1 : 1 (No change)

(e) Bills Payable discharged (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (100000 - 50000)/(100000 - 50000) = 1:1 (No change)

(f) Bills Receivable endorsed to a Creditor (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (100000 - 50000)/(100000 - 50000) = 1:1 (No change)

(g) Bills Receivable endorsed to a Creditor dishonoured (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (100000 + 50000)/(100000 + 50000) = 1:1 (No change)

(ii) Let’s assume Current Assets as Rs 80,000 and Current Liabilities as Rs 1,00,000

"Current Ratio" = "Current Assets"/ "Current liability"

Current Ratio =80000/100000 = 0.8 : 1

(a) Cash paid to Trade Payables (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (80000 - 50000)/(100000 - 50000) = 0.6 : 1  (Reduce)

(b) Purchase of Stock-in-Trade on credit (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (80000 + 50000)/(100000 + 50000) = 0.87 : 1  (Improve)

(c) Purchase of Stock-in-Trade for cash (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (80000 + 50000 - 50000)/100000 = 0.8 : 1 (No change)

(d) Payment of Dividend (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (80000 - 50000)/(100000 - 50000) = 0.6 : 1  (Reduce)

(e) Bills Payable discharged (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (80000 - 50000)/(100000 - 50000) = 0.6 : 1  (Reduce)

(f) Bills Receivable endorsed to a Creditor (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (80000 - 50000)/(100000 - 50000) = 0.6 : 1  (Reduce)

(g) Bills Receivable endorsed to a Creditor dishonoured (say Rs 50,000)

Current Ratio = (80000 + 50000)/(100000 + 50000) = 0.87 : 1  (Improve)

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#### APPEARS IN

TS Grewal Class 12 Accountancy - Analysis of Financial Statements
Chapter 3 Accounting Ratios
Exercise | Q 14 | Page 92