27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094




27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

Revaluing and contributing assets to a partnership

Demarco Lee invested $60,000 in the Camden and Sayler partnership l'or ownership equity of $60.000. Prior to the investment, equipment was revalued to a market value of $39,000 from a book value of 530,000. Kevin Camden and Chloe Sayler share net income in a 2:1 ratio.

  1. a. Provide the journal entry for the revaluation of equipment.
  2. b. Provide the journal entry to admit Lee.


To determine


It is that form of organization which is owned and managed by two or more persons who invest and share the profits and losses according to a pre-determined ratio.

Revaluation of assets

Prior to the admission of new partners in the firm, all assets of the firm are stated in the current value or in the adjusted value. Due to revaluation any net increase or decrease in the asset value is treated as revaluation profit and loss respectively. Revaluation profit or loss is shared among the existing partners.

To provide:  The journal entry for revaluation of Equipment.


Working Notes:



Share of K and C is equal



To determine

To provide: The journal entry to admit L.

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