On March 1 2015 Eckert and Kelley formed a partnership
On March 1, 2015, Eckert and Kelley formed a partnership. Eckert contributed $82,500 cash and Kelley contributed land valued at $60,000 and a building valued at $100,000. The partnership also assumed responsibility for Kelley’s $92,500 long-term note payable associated with the land and building. The partners agreed to share income as follows: Eckert is to receive an annual salary allowance of $25,000, both are to receive an annual interest allowance of 10% of their beginning-year capital investment, and any remaining income or loss is to be shared equally. On October 20, 2015, Eckert withdrew $34,000 cash and Kelley withdrew $20,000 cash. After the adjusting and closing entries are made to the revenue and expense accounts at December 31, 2015, the Income Summary account had a credit balance of $90,000.
1. Prepare journal entries to record
(a) The partners’ initial capital investments,
(b) Their cash withdrawals,
(c) The December 31 closing of both the Withdrawals and Income Summary accounts.
2. Determine the balances of the partners’ capital accounts as of December 31, 2015.
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