# Question 58 Chapter 2 of +2-A – T.S. Grewal 12 Class Part – A Vol. 1

Question 58 Chapter 2 of +2-A

58. P and Q were partners in firm sharing profits and losses equally. Their fixed capitals were 2,00,000 and 3,00,000 respectively. The Partnership Deed provided for interest on capital@ 12% per annum. For the year ended 31st March 2016, the profits of the firm were distributed without providing interest on capital.
Pass necessary adjustment entry to rectify the error.

The solution of Question 58 Chapter 2 of +2-A

:

 Date Particulars L.F. Debit Credit P’s Capital A/c Dr 6,000 To Q’s Capital A/c 6,000 (Being adjustment of Interest on partners′ capital made)

Working Note: –

 Statement Showing Adjustment of Profit required Particulars P Q Total Interest on Capital @ 12% 24,000 36,000 60,000 Less: Profits wrongly distributed to the extent of interest amount(Total amount of interest distributed in the profit ratio i.e. 1:1) 30,000 30,000 60,000 -6,000 6,000 – P get extra so we have to debit his capital a/c with difference amount Q get less amount, so we have to credit his capital a/c with difference amount

Calculation of Interest on P’s & Q’s Capital

Interest on Capital = Opening Capital X Rate of Interest

 Interest on P’s Capital = 2,00,000 X 12 100

Interest on P’s Capital = 24,000/-

 Interest on Q’s Capital = 3,00,000 X 12 100

Interest on Q’s Capital = 36,000/-

Also, Check out the solved question of previous Chapters: –

### T.S. Grewal’s Double Entry Book Keeping +2 (Vol. I: Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations and Partnership Firms)

• Chapter No. 1 – Financial Statement of Not-For-Profit Organisations
• Chapter No. 2 – Accounting for Partnership Firms – Fundamentals
• Chapter No. 3 – Goodwill: Nature and Valuation
• Chapter No. 4 – Change in Profit-Sharing Ratio Among the Existing Partners
• Chapter No. 5 – Admission of a Partner
• Chapter No. 6 – Retirement/Death of a Partner
• Chapter No. 7 – Dissolution of a Partnership Firm

### T.S. Grewal’s Double Entry Book Keeping (Vol. II: Accounting for Companies)

• Chapter No. 1 – Financial Statements of a Company
• Chapter No. 2 – Financial Statement Analysis
• Chapter No. 3 – Tools of Financial Statement Analysis – Comparative Statements and Common- Size Statements
• Chapter No. 4 – Accounting Ratios
• Chapter No. 5 – Cash Flow Statement