Raman and Aman were partners in a firm and were sharing profits in 3 : 1 ratio. On 31-3-2019 their balance sheet was as follows:

Balance Sheet of Raman and Aman as on 31-3-2019


Amount (Rs.)


Amount (Rs.)
Provision for bad debts7,000Bank24,000
Outstanding Expenses18,000Bills Receivable80,000
Bills Payable47,000Sundry Debtors95,000
Sundry Creditors1,02,000Stock14,000
Workmen Compensation Reserve55,000Furniture70,000
Capitals : Machinery2,00,000

     Raman                  3,00,000


Land & Building


    Aman                     1,50,000



On the above date Suman was admitted as a new partner for 1/5th share in the profits on the following conditions:

  • Suman will bring 2,00,000 as her capital and necessary amount for her share of goodwill premium. The goodwill of the firm on Suman’s admission was valued at Rs. 1,00,000.
  • Outstanding expenses will be paid off. 5,000 will be written off as bad debts and a provision of 5% for bad debts on debtors was to maintained.
  • The liability towards workmen compensation was estimated at 60,000.
  • Machinery was to be depreciated by 18,000 and Land and Building was to be depreciated by Rs. 54,000.

Pass necessary journal entries for the above transactions in the books of the firm.

Marks-8, CBSE:2019-20/Main/04/Q-22*

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