Question 43 Chapter 2 of +2- Part-

Question 43 Chapter 2 of +2-Part-1

43. (Profit and loss adjustment a/c) On April 1, 2018 John and Robert commenced business as partners with an initial capital of Rs.20,000 and Rs.30,000 in their respective accounts. The partnership deed provided inter alia that
Profit/Loss shall be shared in the ratio of 2:3 as between John and Robert.
Partners shall be entitled to interest on capital at the commencement of each year at 6% p.a. and
Interest on drawings shall be charged at 8% p.a.
During the year ended 31-3-2019, the firm made a profit of Rs.19,280 before adjustment of interest on capital and drawings. The partners withdrew during the year Rs.3,000 each at the end of every quarter commencing from 30-6-2018.
You are required to open a profit and loss adjustment account.


The solution of Question 43 Chapter 2 of +2 Part-1: – 


Profit and Loss Account A/c
To Interest on capital – John1,200 By Profit b/d 19,280
-Robert1,8003,000By interest on drawings:  
To Net profit transferred to Capital a/cs     
-John 6,800    
  20,000  20,000

(a)If capitals are fluctuating :


Profit and Loss Account A/c
To Drawings A/c 12,00012,000By Profit b/d 20,00030,000
To Interest on Drawings A/c 360360By Interest on Capital A/c 1,2001,800
    By P&L Adjustment A/c 6,80010,200
To Balance c/d  15,64029,640    



Working Note: –

Calculation of Interest on A’s Drawings:
We will do it with the product method because of partner withdrawal a different amount every time.

Period Left after(B)Product
Sum of Product54,000


Interest on Drawing=54,000X8X1
Interest on Drawing=360/-    


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