A-AS Level (CIE) Accounting Paper-3: Specimen Questions with Answers 25 - 25 of 50

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X and y share profits in the ratio 3: 1. Their balance sheet as on 31st December 2018, was as under

X and y share profits in the ratio 3: 1. Their balance sheet as on 31st December 2018, was as underX and y share profits in the ratio 3: 1. Their balance sheet as on 31st December 2018, was as under
Assets Cash Sundry debtors 24000 Less: provision 800 Stock Fixed Assets Goodwill P&L a/c Total AssetsLiabilitiesTotal Liabilities Outstanding Expenses Sundry Creditors Capital Accounts: X Y$ 7800 23200 5000 80000 8000 16000 1,40,0001,40,000 5000 36000 68000 31000

Z is admitted into the partnership on the following terms-

  • The new profit-sharing ratio of the firm will be 5: 3: 2
  • Z will pay $20,000 as capital and the capital of the old partners will be adjusted on the basis of new partner’s capital and his share in the business, actual amount to be brought in or withdrawn by old partners.
  • After adjustment of goodwill z’s capital is $16000

Calculate the amount of new capital to be shown on the liabilities side of the balance sheet.

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Choice (4)
a.40000,16000 and 20000
b.42000,22000 and 14000
c.44000,26000 and 18000
d.40000,24000 and 16000

Answer

d.

Explanation

The profit-sharing ratio is . Therefore based on z’s capital, the total capital of the firm will be:

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