Part 1. Meir, Benson, and Lau are partners and share income and loss in a 3:2:5 ratio. The partnership’s capital balances are as follows: Meir, $ 168,000; Benson, $ 138,000; and Lau, $ 294,000. Benson decides to withdraw from the partnership, and the partners agree to not have the assets revalued upon Benson’s retirement. Prepare journal entries to record Benson’s February 1 withdrawal from the partnership under each of the following separate assumptions: Benson
(a) Sells her interest to North for $ 160,000 after Meir and Lau approve the entry of North as a partner;
(b) Gives her interest to a son-in-law, Schmidt, and thereafter Meir and Lau accept Schmidt as a partner;
(c) Is paid $ 138,000 in partnership cash for her equity;
(d) Is paid $ 214,000 in partnership cash for her equity;
(e) Is paid $ 30,000 in partnership cash plus equipment recorded on the partnership books at $ 70,000 less its accumulated depreciation of $ 23,200.
Part 2. Assume that Benson does not retire from the partnership described in Part 1. Instead, Rhode is admitted to the partnership on February 1 with a 25% equity. Prepare journal entries to record Rhode’s entry into the partnership under each of the following separate assumptions: Rhode invests
(a) $ 200,000;
(b) $ 145,000;
(c) $ 262,000.