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#### Goodwill In Partnership Accounts Three Marks Questions

12th Standard EM

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Accountancy

Time : 00:45:00 Hrs
Total Marks : 30
10 x 3 = 30
1. From the following information relating to Arul enterprises, calculate the value of goodwill on the basis of 2 years purchase of the average profits of 3 years.
(a) Profits for the years ending 31st December 2016, 2017 and 2018 were Rs.46,000, Rs.44,000 and Rs.50,000 respectively.
(b) A non-recurring income of Rs.5,000 is included in the profits of the year 2016.
(c) The closing stock of the year 2017 was overvalued by Rs.10,000.

2. The following particulars are available in respect of a business carried on by a partnership firm:
(a) Profits earned: 2016: Rs.30,000; 2017: Rs.29,000 and 2018: Rs.32,000.
(b) Profit of 2016 includes a non-recurring income of Rs.3,000.
(c) Profit of 2017 is reduced by Rs.2,000 due to stock destroyed by fire.
(d) The stock is not insured. But, it is decided to insure the stock in future. The insurance premium is estimated at Rs.5,600 per annum.
You are required to calculate the value of goodwill on the basis of 2 years purchase of average profits of the last three years.

3. From the following information relating to a partnership firm, find out the value of its goodwill based on 3 years purchase of average profits of the last 4 years:
(a) Profits of the years 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 are Rs.10,000, Rs.12,500, Rs.12,000 and
Rs.11,500 respectively.
(b) The business was looked after by a partner and his fair remuneration amounts to Rs.1,500
per year. This amount was not considered in the calculation of the above profits.

4. How is the value of goodwill calculated under the capitalisation method?

5. What is the nature of goodwill?

6. What is the need for valuation of goodwill?

7. Explain the classification of goodwill.

8. How is goodwill calculated under the weighted average profit method?

9. Venu and Somu are carrying on a business of repairing electronic iterrrs. There are no other technicians for repairing electronic items in the locality. As the electric supply has a lot of fluctuations, the equipments get damaged. Therefore, both the partners themselves do the repairing work to the satisfaction of the customers. The firm donates 10% of its profits to a Charitable Hospital of the locality for the medical treatment of persons below poverty line. State the two factors affecting the goodwill of the firm discussed in the above para. Also identify any two values which the firm is trying to propagate.

10. Kalyan and Dilip are partners in a firm dealing in stationery items. The firm is well managed and enjoys the advantage of being cost effective. It buys stationery items at reasonable cost from Dilip's relative who is manufacture of stationery items. The firm's sale outlet is situated near a school. As a result, the firm is donating 10% of is profits to the nearby school for the education of the students of below poverty line. State any two factors affecting the value of goodwill of the firm. Also identify any two values which the firm is trying to propagate.