# Question: At April 30 partners capital balances in PDL Company are

At April 30, partners’ capital balances in PDL Company are: G. Donley \$52,000, C. Lamar \$48,000 and J. Pinkston \$18,000. The income sharing ratios are 5:4:1, respectively. On May 1, the PDLT Company is formed by admitting J. Terrell to the firm as a partner.

Instructions
(a) Journalize the admission of Terrell under each of the following independent assumptions.(1) Terrell purchases 50% of Pinkston’s ownership interest by paying Pinkston \$16,000 in cash.
(2) Terrell purchases 331/3% of Lamar’s ownership interest by paying Lamar \$15,000 in cash.
(3) Terrell invests \$62,000 for a 30% ownership interest, and bonuses are given to the old partners.
(4) Terrell invests \$42,000 for a 30% ownership interest, which includes a bonus to the new partner.
(b) Lamar’s capital balance is \$32,000 after admitting Terrell to the partnership by investment. If Lamar’s ownership interest is 20% of total partnership capital, what were
(1) Terrell’s cash investment and (2) the bonus to the new partner?

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