# Question: On January 1 2010 the dental partnership of Left Center

On January 1, 2010, the dental partnership of Left, Center, and Right was formed when the partners contributed \$20,000, \$60,000, and \$50,000, respectively. Over the next three years, the business reported net income and (loss) as follows:
2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . \$(30,000)
2011 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20,000
2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40,000
During this period, each partner withdrew cash of \$10,000 per year. Right invested an additional \$12,000 in cash on February 9, 2011. At the time that the partnership was created, the three partners agreed to allocate all profits and losses according to a specified plan written as follows:
• Each partner is entitled to interest computed at the rate of 12 percent per year based on the individual capital balances at the beginning of that year.
• Because of prior work experience, Left is entitled to an annual salary allowance of \$12,000, and
Center is credited with \$8,000 per year.
• Any remaining profit will be split as follows: Left, 20 percent; Center, 40 percent; and Right, 40 percent. If a loss remains, the balance will be allocated: Left, 30 percent; Center, 50 percent; and Right, 20 percent.
Determine the ending capital balance for each partner as of the end of each of these three years.

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