List any two items that need adjustments in books of accounts of a firm at the time of admission of a partner: – (i)Adjustment for Goodwill: (ii) Adjustment of Accumulated Profits, Reserves and Losses. A, B, C and D were partners in a firm sharing profits in the ratio of 4: 3: 2: 1. E brought Rs. 10,000 for his share of goodwill premium in cash which was correctly recorded in the books by the accountant. The accountant showed goodwill at Rs. 1,00,000 in the books. Was the accountant correct in doing so? Give reason in support of your answer.


No, the accountant was not correct non-purchased goodwill cannot be shown in the books.

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