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Important Questions Class 12 Accountancy Chapter 1 Accounting For Partnership Firms Fundamentals

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1:  Radha and Raman are partners in a firm sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 5:2. Capital contributed by them is Rs. 50,000 and Rs. 20,000 respectively. Radha was given salary of Rs. 10,000 and Raman Rs. 7,000 per annum. Radha advanced loan of Rs. 20,000 to firm without any agreement to rate of interest in deed while in deed rate of interest on capital was mentioned as 6% p.a. Profits for the year are Rs. 29,400. Prepare Profit and Loss Appropriation Account for the year ending 31st March 2015. Solution: Profit and Loss Appropriation account For the year ending on 31.03.2015 Dr. Cr.

When appropriation are more than available profits In such case available profits are distributed in the ratio of appropriation.

2:  Ram & Sham are partners sharing profits & losses in ratio of 3:2. Ram being non-working partner contributes Rs. 20,00,000 as his capital & Shyam being a working parties, gets a salary of Rs. 8000 per month. As per partnership deed interest is paid @ 8% p.a. & salary is allowed. Profits before providing that for year ending 31st March 2015 were Rs. 80,000. Show the distribution of profits. Solution: Profit & Loss Appropriation Account for the year ended 31.3.15 Dr. Cr.

working Notes: Interest on capital  = = Rs. 1,60,000 Salary =    =Rs. 96,000 Total  2,56,000 Ratio of Interest & Salary = 1,600,000 : 96,000 = 5 : 3 Profits share given to Ram  = Rs. 50,000 Shyam =  = Rs. 30,000

3:  Amit and Sumit commenced business as partners on 01.04.2014. Amit contributed Rs. 40,000 and Sumit Rs. 25, 000 as their share of capital. The partners decided to share their profits in the ratio of 2:1. Amit was entitled to salary of Rs. 6,000 p.a. Interest on capital was to be provided @ 6% p.a. The drawings of Rs. 4, 000 was made by Amit and Rs. 8,000 was made by Sumit. The profits after providing salary and interest on capital for the year ended 31 st  March, 2015 were Rs. 12,000. Draw up the capital accounts of the partners 1. When capitals are fluctuating 2. When capitals are Fixed Solution: 1. When capitals are fluctuating Capital Accounts of Amit and Sumit Dr. Cr.

When capital are Fixed Capital accounts Dr. Cr.

Working Notes:  Profits after salary and interest Rs. 12,000 Amit share =   = 8,000 Sumit share =  = 4,000 Difference between Fixed Capital Account & Fluctuating Capital Account:

4: X and Y invested Rs. 20,000 & Rs. 10,000. Interest on capital is allowed @ 6% per annum. Profits are shared in ratio of 2 : 3. Profits for year ending 11.3.2015 is Rs. 1,500. Show allocation of profits when partnership deed. (a) Allows interest on capital & deed is silent on treating interest as charge. (b) Interest is charge against profit. Solution: (a) When partnership deed is silent on treating interest as a charge, Profit & Loss Appropriation Account for the year ending 31.3.2015 Dr. Cr.

Working Notes:  Interest on X’s Capital =   = 1200 Y’s Capital =   = 600 Total Interest = 1800 Ratio of Interest = 1200 : 600 = 2 : 1 Interest allowed to partner =  Interest to X =   = Rs. 1000 Interest allowed by y =   = Rs. 500 (b) Interest is charge on profit – In such case full interest will be given & loss is transferred to partner’s capital accounts. Profit & Loss Appropriation is not prepared in this case instead profit & Loss Account is prepared & deficit is treated as loss. Profit & Loss Account For the year ending on 31.3.2015 Dr. Cr.

(a) In case of Sufficient Profits Profit and Loss Appropriation A/c Dr. To Interest on Capital A/c (Being interest on capital transferred to P & L Appropriation A/c (b) In case of Insufficient Profits or Losses Profit & Loss/Profit and Loss Adjustment A/c Dr. To Interest on Capital A/c (Being interest on capital transferred to P & L Adjustment A/c)

5: A and B are partners in business. Their capitals at the end of year were Rs. 48,000 & Rs. 36,000 respectively. During the year ended March 31st 2015 A’s Drawings and B’s drawings were Rs. 8, 000 & Rs. 12, 000 respectively. Profits before charging interest on capital during the year were Rs. 32, 000. Calculate Interest on partners’ capitals @ 10% p.a. Solution Statement showing calculation of opening capitals  

  For additional capital interest is calculated for period for which capital is utilized e.g. if additional capital is introduced on 1 April in firm where accounts are closed on 31st December. Interest =  As money is utilized for 9 months

6: Aarushi and Simran are partners in a firm. During the year ended on 1st March, 2015 Aarushi makes the drawings as under:

Partnership Deed provided that partners are to be charged interest on drawing @ 12% p.a. Calculate the interest chargeable to Aarushi Drawing by using Simple Interest Method and Product Method. Solution:   1. Simple Interest Method

Before charging interest on capital the year were Rs. 32,000. Calculate Interest on partners’ capitals @ 10% p.a. Solution: Statement showing calculation of opening capitals

For additional capital interest is calculated for period for which capital is utilized e.g. if additional capital is introduced on 1 April in firm where accounts are closed on 31st December. Interest =  As money is utilized for 9 months 2. Product Method

Interest on Drawing =  (in months) =   = Rs. 700

7: Calculate interest on drawings of Mr. X @ 10% p.a. if he withdrawn Rs. 1000 per month (i) in the beginning of each Month (ii) In the middle each of month (iii) at end of each month. Total Amount with withdrawn = Rs. 

=12, 000. Solution: (i)  Interest on Drawing =   = Rs. 650 (ii)  Interest on drawing =  = Rs. 600 (iii)  Interest on drawing =  = Rs. 550

8: Calculate interest on drawing of Vimal if the withdrew Rs. 48000 Quarter withdrawn evenly (i) at beginning of each Quarter (ii) in the middle of each of at end (iii) Quarter. Rate of interest is 10% p.a. Solution: Case I – Drawing made on beginning of each Quarter Interest on drawing =  = Rs. 3,000 Case II – Drawing made in middle of each quarter Interest on drawing =  = Rs. 2,400 Case III – Drawing made at end of each quarter Interest on drawing =  = Rs. 1,800 Similarly Interest can be calculated by following formulas Half yearly Drawings for year when (a)  Drawings are made in the beginning of each period (half-year) Interest on drawing =  (b)  Drawings are made in the middle of each period (half year) Interest on drawing =  (c)  Drawings are made at the end of each period (half year) Interest on drawing =  For monthly drawings for 6 months (Last 6 months)   For monthly drawings for 6 months (Last 6 months) (a)  Drawings are made in the beginning of each month Interest =  (b)  Drawings are made in the middle of each month Interest =  (c)  Drawings are made at the end of each month Interest = 

9: A and B entered into partnership on 1st April, 2014 without any partnership deed. They introduced capitals of Rs. 5,00,000 and Rs. 3,00,000 respectively. On 31st October, 2014, A advanced Rs. 2,00,000 by way of loan to the firm without any agreement as to interest. The Profit and Loss Account for the year ended 31-03-2015 showed a profit of Rs. 4,30,000 but the partners could not agree upon the amount of interest on Loan to be charged and the basis of division of profits. Pass a Journal Entry for the distribution of the Profits between the partners and prepare the Capital A/cs of both the partners and Loan A/c of ‘A’. Solution: Profit and Loss Appropriation Account For the year ending on 31st March, 2015 Dr. Cr.

10: Manoj Sahil and Dipankar are partners in a firm sharing profit and losses equally. The have omitted interest on Capital @ 10% per annum for there years ended on 31st March, 2015. Their fixed Capital on which interest was to be calculated throughout were: Manoj Rs. 3,00,000 Sahil Rs. 2,00,000 Dipankar Rs. 1,00,000 Give the necessary adusting journal entry with working notes.   Solution: Books of Manoj, Sahil and Dipankar Journal  

11: A and B are partners in a firm sharing profits and losses in the into 3:2. The following was the Balance Sheet of the firm as on 31.3.2015. Balance Sheet As on 31-3-2015  

  The profits Rs. 30,000 for the year ended 31-03-2015 were divided between the partner, without allowing interest on capital @ 12% p.a. and salary to A Rs. 1,000 per month. During the year A withdrew Rs 10,000 and B Rs. 20,000. Pass the necessary adjustment entry and show your working clearly. Solution Book of A and B Journal  

  Working Notes : 1. Calculation of Opening Capital: As Closing Balance Sheet is given so before calculation of interest opening capital should be calculated.

  2. Calculation of Net Effect STATEMENT SHOWING ADJUSTMENT  

12:  Ram, shyam & Mohan are partners in a firm sharing profit & losses in the ratio of 2:1:2. Their fixed capitals were Rs. 3,00,000, Rs. 1,00,000 an Rs. 2,00,000 respectively. Interest on capital for the year ending 31 st  March, 201 was credited to them @ 9% p.a. instead of 10% p.a. The profits for the year before charging interest was Rs. 2,50,000. Prepare necessary adjustment entry. Solution: Journal  

  Working Notes: Table showing Adjustment  

When interest charged is more 13:  A, B & C are patterns in a firm sharing profits & losses in ration of 2:3:5. Their fixed capitals were Rs. 15,00,000, Rs.30,00,000 & Rs. 60,00,000 reactively. For the year ended 31st March 2015, interest was credited 12% intend of 10%. Pass the necessary adjustment entry. Solution Journal  

  Working Notes: Table showing Adjustment  

14:  A and B were partners in a firm sharing profits and losses in the ratio of 3:2. They admit C for 1/6th share in profits and guaranteed that his share of profits will not be less then Rs. 25,000. Total profits of the firm for the year ended 1st March, 2015 were Rs. 90,000. Calculate share of profits for each partner when. 1. Guarantee is given by firm. 2. Guarantee is   given by A 3. Guarantee is given by A and B equally. Solution: Case 1.  When Guarantee is given by firm. Profit and Loss Appropriation Account For the year ending on 31st March, 2015 Dr. Cr.

Profit and Loss Appropriation Account For the year ending on 31st March, 2015 Dr. Cr.

Cose: 3.  When Guarantee is given by A & B equally. Profit and Loss Appropriation Account For the year ending on 31st March, 2015 Dr. Cr.

To Interest on Capital:  Radha 3,000 Raman 1,200 To Partner’s Salary Radha 10,000 Raman 7,000 To Profits transferred to capital A/cs of: Radha 5,000 Raman 2,000

By Profit and Loss A/c  (Net Profits)29,400 Less: Interest On Radha’s loan 1,200

To Ram’s Capital A/c  (Interest) To Shyam’s Capital A/c (Salary)

By Profit & Loss A/c  (Net Profits)

By Balance A/c (Capital)  By Salary A/c By Interest on capital A/c By Profit and Loss Appropriation A/c

By Salary A/c  By Interest on capital A/c By Profit and Loss Appropriation A/c To Balance c/d (Closing Balance)

Two accounts for each partner Fixed Capital Account & current Account.

Only one account is maintained for each partner, i.e., capital Account.

Balance does not change except under specific circumstances (introduction of additional capital and capital withdrawn)

Balance changes frequently from period to period.

All adjustments for drawing interest on drawing, interest on capital, salary and profit/loss are made in current account.

All adjustments for drawings, interest on drawing & capital, salary, profit/loss are made in Capital Accounts.

Fixed Capital Account. Capital Account has credit balance always However, current account may have debit or credit balance.

Fluctuating Capital account can have debit or credit balance.

To Interest on Capital  X 1000 Y  500

By Profit & Loss A/c  (Net Profits)

To Interest on Capital  X1200 Y  600

By Profit before Interest  By Loss transferred to Capital A/cs X120 Y  180

Closing Capital  Add: Drawings already credited Less: Profits already credited Opening capitals or capitals in the beginning Interest on Capital @ 10% p.a.

Closing Capital  Add: Drawings already credited Less: Profits already credited Opening capitals or capitals in the beginning Interest on Capital @ 10% p.a.

Months for which Amount has Withdrawn till December 31, 2014

To Profits transferred to Capital A/c of :  A 2,12,500 B 2,12,500

By Profit and Loss A/c  Net Profits 4,30,000 Less : Int. on A’s Loan  5,000

By Bank A/c  By Profit and Loss appropriation A/c

Profit and Loss Appropriation A/C Dr.  To A’s Capital A/c To B’s Capital A/c (Being profit distributed among the partners)

By Bank A/c  By interest on Loan A/c

Dipankar’s Current A/c Dr.  To Manoj’s Current A/c (Being adjustment entry passed)

Amount to be given  —– Interest on Capital

Amount already given to be taken back now ——) :  —- Profit taken back from the partners in their profit sharing ratio ———— 160,000+30,000 = 1,80,000)

B’s Capital A/c Dr.  To A’s Capital A/c (Being interest on capital and salary to A not Charged, now rectified)

Capital at the End  Add : Drawings Less : Profits during the year Opening Capital

A. Amount to be given (credited)  Interest on Capital (Not provided) Salary to A (Not provided) Total A B. Amount already given to be taken back Now (Debited) : Loss to the firm due to Interest on Capital and Sal A be debited to the partners in their profit sharing ratio (Rs. 18,240+3,360=21,600) Total B NET E NET Effect (A-B)

Shyam’s Current A/c Dr.  Mohan’s Current A/c Dr. To Ram’s Current A/c (For interest less charged on capital now rectified)

Interest already credited @ 9%  Interest that should have been credited @ 10% Partners less credited Debit profits which were reduced By Rs. 6,000 in ratio of 2:1:2

C’s Current A/c Dr.  To A’s Current A/c To B’s Current A/c (For interest excessive charged now rectified)

Interest already credited @ 12%  Interest that should have been credited @ 10% Partners less credited with By recovering this interest profits will be increased by Rs. 2,10,000 & divided in 2:3:5 Net Effect

To A’s Capital A/c  (3/s of Rs. 65,000) To B’s Capital A/c (2/s of Rs. 65,000) To C’s Capital A/c (1/6 of Rs. 90,000 or Rs. 25,000 whichever is more

To A’s Capital A/c  (3/6 of Rs. 90,000) 45,000 Less : Deficiency Borne for C  (10,000) To B’s Capital A/c (2/6 of Rs. 90,000) To C’s Capital A/c (1/6 of Rs. 90,000) 15,000 Add : Deficiency Recover form A 10,000

By Profit and Loss A/c  (Net Profits)

To A’s Capital A/c  (3/6 of Rs. 90,000) 45,000 Less : Deficiency Borne for C (1/2 of Rs.10,000)  5,000 To B’s Capital A/c (2/6 of Rs. 90,000) 30,000 Less : Deficiency Borne for C (1/2 of Rs. 10,000)  5,000 To C’s Capital A/c (1/6 of Rs. 90,000) 15,000 Add : Deficiency Recover form A 5,000 Deficiency Recovered From B  5,000

By Profit and Loss A/c  (Net Profits)