Question: Debra and Merina sell electronic equipment and supplies through their

Debra and Merina sell electronic equipment and supplies through their partnership. They wish to expand their computer lines and decide to admit Wayne to the partnership. Debra's capital is $200,000, Merina's capital is $160,000, and they share income in a ratio of 3:2, respectively.

Required
Record Wayne's admission for each of the following independent situations:
a. Wayne directly purchases half of Merina's investment in the partnership for $90,000.
b. Wayne invests the amount needed to give him a one-third interest in the partnership's capital if no goodwill or bonus is recorded.
c. Wayne invests $110,000 for a 25 percent interest. Goodwill is to be recorded.
d. Debra and Merina agree that some of the inventory is obsolete. The inventory account is decreased before Wayne is admitted. Wayne invests $100,000 for a 25 percent interest.
e. Wayne directly purchases a 25 percent interest by paying Debra $80,000 and Merina $60,000. The land account is increased before Wayne is admitted.
f. Wayne invests $80,000 for a 20 percent interest in the total capital of $440,000.
g. Wayne invests $100,000 for a 20 percent interest. Goodwill is to be recorded.




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