Ramesh, Mahesh and Suresh were partners in a firm sharing profits in the ratio of 3 : 3 : 2. Their respective fixed capitals were : Ramesh Rs. 5,00,000; Mahesh Rs. 4,00,000 and Suresh Rs. 3,00,000. They admitted Govind as a new partner for 1/5 th share in the profits. Govind brought Rs. 4,00,000 as his capital and the necessary amount for goodwill premium. Their new profit sharing ratio will be 2 : 1 : 1 : 1.
Calculate the value of goodwill of the firm, showing your workings clearly. Pass necessary journal entries for the above transactions on Govind’s admission.