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19th Edition
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Publisher: OpenStax College
ISBN: 9781947172685
Chapter 15, Problem 5Q
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What types of bases for dividing partnership net income or net loss are available?

To determine

Concept introduction:

Partnership:

Partnership is one of the types of business origination. Under the partnership, two or more individuals agree to form a business together and share losses and profits in the predetermined ratio.

Allocation of profits:

A partnership contract usually provides for the allocation of profit or losses amongst the partners. In the case of absence of allocation method, the partnership net income or losses are allocated equally amongst the partners.

To indicate:

The type of basis for allocation of partnership net income or loss.

Explanation of Solution

Partnership firm normally have a written agreement between partners with regards to sharing of profits, whether it is going to be equally, on the basis of capital investment or any other way. On the basis of such sharing ratio, the books of accounts get affected for each partner's capital account. The types of basis for allocation of partnership net income or loss are as follows:

  • In the ratio determined mutually by the partners: The income sharing ratio is indicated in the partnership agreement at the time of formation of the partnership...

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