X, Y and Z are in partnership sharing profits and losses in the ratio 4 : 2 : 2. Z died on 30 June 20X2. The partnership statement of financial position as at that date was: Additional information It was
It was agreed between X, Y and Z's representatives that on 30 June 20X2 (for the purposes of settling the affairs of Z) that goodwill be valued at Â£120,000 and the freehold land (the only non-current asset) at Â£360,000. The balance owing to Z will remain on loan to the partnership for five years at a rate of 10 per cent interest per annum. X and Y agree that goodwill should not be reflected as an asset in the financial statements; however, the new value of freehold land should. They also agree that in the future they will share profits and losses equally.
a. Prepare the capital and current accounts for the three partners, the revaluation account and the opening statement of financial position for the new X and Y partnership.
b. Explain goodwill and outline why it is important to be able to value it in the context of partnership financial statements.
Goodwill is an important concept and terminology in accounting which means good reputation. The word goodwill is used at various places in accounting but it is recognized only at the time of a business combination. There are generally two types of... Partnership
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Statement of financial position for X, Y and X partners on 30 June 20x2 £ 000 £000 280 800 1,080 ASSETS Non-current assets Current assets Total assots EQUITY AND LIABILITIES Owners' equity Partner capital accounts 200 240 160 600 Partner current accounts 60 100 40 200 800 280 1,080 Total owners' equity Current liabilities Total equity and liabilities
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X Y and Z a Current Account X Y Z X Y Z 000 000 000 000 000 000 Bal bd 60 100 40 Transfer to Z cap 4…View the full answer
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