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X and Y are partners with capital of Rs.50,000 each. They admit Z as a partner with 1/4th share in the profits of the firm. Z brings in Rs.80,000 as his share of capital. The Profit and Loss Account showed a credit balance of Rs.40,000 as on date of admission of Z. Give necessary Journal entries to record the goodwill.

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Capitalised value of the firm on the basis of Z's share = 80,000 4/1 = Rs. 3,20,000

Goodwill = Capitalised value of the firm  - Total capital after Z's admission

= 3,20 ,000 - 2,20, 000

= Rs. 1,00,000

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