The accounting adjustments required at the time of death of a partner are same as in case of retirement. The main difference is regarding the estimated profit calculated for the period from the date of last Balance Sheet to the date of death.
There can be case of hidden goodwill in case of retirement also, that can be calculated the same way as in case of admission of a partner and should be shared by all the partners including the retiring partner.
Four methods of payment to retiring partner
On retirement of a partner his capital is adjusted for goodwill, accumulated profits, revaluation of assets and liabilities etc. to determine the final amount to be paid, which may […]
Adjust the surplus/deficiency through cash or partner’s current account as per the instruction given in the question otherwise to bring cash in case of deficiency and to return cash in case of surplus.