Joint Venture Problems and Solutions

 

Problem 1:

Ali of Lahore and Bilal of Karachi entered into joint venture for the sale of a consignment of goods at March 2018, profit and losses to be shared equally. Ali paid Rs. 10,000 for goods purchases and consigned to Bilal for Sale. He paid Rs. 400 for freight, Rs. 350 for brokerage and Rs. 100 for sundry expenses. Bilal received these goods and paid Rs. 600 for octri, Rs. 200 for warehouse and Rs. 90 for insurance. He sold the whole consignment for Rs. 16,000.

You are required to pass general entries, joint venture account and prepare co-venturers’ accounts.

Solution: 

joint venture journal entries

 

joint venture account

 

co-venturer account

 

Problem 2:

Black and White enter into joint venture to consign 100 bales of cotton piece and hired a commission agent Red to be sold latter on the joint risk of Black and White, sharing in proportion of 3/5 and 2/5  respectively in September 2017. Black sends 60 bales at Rs. 1,300 each and pays for freight and other charges Rs. 900. White sends 40 bales at Rs. 1,250 each and pays for freight and other charges Rs. 800. All the bales are sold by broker for Rs. 150,000 out of which deducted Rs. 1,500 for his expenses and his commission at 3 per cent and balance remitted to consignors.

You are required to pass general entries, joint venture account and prepare co-venturers’ accounts.

Solution: 

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joint ventures account

 

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Problem 3:

X and Y enter into joint venture to ship goods abroad at July 2018. X sends goods to the value of $ 15,000, pays freight $ 1,500 and sundry expenses $ 575. Y sends goods valued at $ 10,750, pays freight and insurance $ 1,200 and sundry expenses $ 750. Y advances to X $ 6,000 on account of joint venture. X receives account sales and remittance of net proceeds for the whole of amounting $ 37,500.

Requires: Show how transactions would appear in the book of X and Y respectively, assuming final settlement is made between them.

Solution: 

joint venture partnership journal entries

 

joint venture partnership account

 

joint venture partnership capital account

 

 

Problem 4:

A and B entered into a joint venture to take a building contract which was worth of Rs. 240,000. They provide following information regarding the expenses incurred by them.

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Plant was value at Rs. 10,000 at the end of contract and A agreed to take it at that value. Contract amount of Rs. 240,000 was received by B. Pass necessary journal entries in the book of A and B and prepare joint venture and co-ventures’ accounts assuming 1/4th and 3/4th profit sharing ratio.

Solution: 

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joint venture vs partnership

 

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