LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034
B.Com. DEGREE EXAMINATION – COMMERCE
FOURTH SEMESTER – April 2009
CO 4500 – CORPORATE ACCOUNTING
Date & Time: 24/4/2009 / 9:00 – 12:00 Dept. No. Max. : 100 Marks
Answer ALL questions Marks: 10×2=20
Explain the following:
- Calls in arrears
- Capital redemption reserve
- Super profit
- Contingent liability
- Profit prior to incorporation
- Liquidator’s remuneration
- Bonus shares
- Internal reconstruction.
- Profit and Loss appropriation account
Answer ANY FIVE questions Marks: 5 x 8 =40
- State the provision of the Company’s Act for issuing shares at a discount.
- What are conditions to be satisfied for amalgamation to be treated as a “merger”.
- A Ltd. Issued 20000 Equity shares of Rs.10 each, which were under written by X, Y and Z as
X– 10,000 shares; Y – 6,000 shares; Z – 4,000 shares.
In addition there was firm underwriting:
X –2,000 shares; Y – 1900 shares; Z – 3000 shares.
Total subscription including firm underwriting was 17000 shares and the forms included the following marked forms:
X – 3,480 shares; Y– 2,000 shares; Z – 2,520 shares.
Show the allocation of liability of the underwriters assuming that shares underwritten firm are treated as unmarked.
- A Ltd., was incorporated on 1.4.2008 to take over the running business of V Ltd., as from 1.1.2008. The following is the summarized profit and loss account for the year ended 30.12.2008
Cost of sales 1,80,000 Gross profit 3,00,000
Administrative expenses 30,000
Selling commission 9,000
Goodwill written off 4,000
Interest paid to vendors 12000
(loan repaid on 1.7.08)
Debenture interest 8,000
Directors’ fees 3,000
Net Profit 48,000 ———–
Sales after incorporation was double that before incorporation.
Calculate profit before and after incorporation.
- A Ltd issued 1000 6% debentures of Rs.100 each on 1/1/2007. Interest is payable on 30th June and 31st December.
On 1/4/2008 the Company redeemed 200 debentures at Rs.98 ex-interest and on 1/11/2008 another 100 debentures at Rs.99 cum interest.
Pass the relevant entries for the years 2007 and 2008.
16a. A Ltd earned an average profit of Rs.30,000 after tax. 20% of the profit was to be transferred to reserve. The capital of A Ltd consisted of 10000 equity shares of Rs.10 each and Rs.50000 12% preference shares of Rs.10 each. The normal rate of return is 10%.
Calculate the value of the equity share on yield basis.
16b. A Ltd earned the following profits after tax:
The capital employed by the company was Rs.2,50,000. Normal rate of return was 10%.
Calculate the Goodwill based on 2 years purchase of super profit.
- A Ltd has 10000 8% redeemable Preference shares of Rs,10 each. The company decided to redeemthe Preference shares at 10% premium, for which purpose,
- a) it issued 6000 Equity shares of Rs.10 each at par
- b) sold investments costing Rs.20000 for Rs.25000
- c) issued Rs.10000 12% debentures
Assuming that the Company has sufficient accumulated profits, pass necessary journal
- The following particulars relate to a limited company, which went into voluntary
Preferential creditors Rs.25000
Unsecured creditors Rs.58000
6% debentures Rs.30000
The assets realized Rs.80000
The expenses of liquidation amounted to Rs.1500 and the Liquidator’s remuneration was agreed at 3% on amounts realized and 2% on amounts paid to unsecured creditors including preferential creditors.
Show the liquidator’s final statement of account.
Answer ANY TWO questions Marks: 2×20=40
- The following is the Trial Balance on ABC Ltd for the year ending 31/3/2006:
|Debit balances||Rs.||Credit balances||Rs.|
10% Govt. bonds
|Equity share capital
8% Preference share capital
Interest on Govt. bonds
P & L A/c (1/4/05)
- Provide Depreciation at 10% per annum on machinery.
- Write off Rs.2,000 Preliminary expenses.
- Transfer Rs.20,000 to General Reserve.
- Provide Rs.25,000 for income tax.
- Directors propose 10% Dividend on Equity shares.
- Stock on 31/3/06 Rs.30,000
- Provide interest on Debentures for the full year.
Prepare Trading & Profit & Loss A/c for the year ending 31/3/2006 and a Balance sheet on that date.
- Balance sheet of Y Ltd on 31st March 2008 was as follows:
|Equity capital (Rs.10) Preference capital (Rs.10)
Loan to Y Ltd
X Ltd agrees to take over Y Ltd. on the following terms:
- X Ltd. will issue one equity share of Rs.10 each (at premium of Rs.4) and Rs.8 in cash for every two equity shares in Y Ltd.
- Preference shares of Y Ltd are to be paid in cash at a premium of 10%.
- Debenture holders of Y Ltd are to be discharged at a premium of 5% by the issue of 8% debentures in X Ltd.
- Expenses of realization Rs.5,000 is to be paid by X Ltd.
Show Realization account, X Ltd account, Preference shareholders A/c and Equity shareholders A/c in the books of Y Ltd.
Pass entries in the books of X Ltd for the takeover.
21a. The share capital of ABC Ltd., consisted of the following:
5,000 6% Preference shares of Rs.100 each and 25,000 equity shares of Rs.10 each.
The company had accumulated losses totaling Rs.1,75,000 and Goodwill to the extent of Rs.10,000. It is ascertained that Fixed Assets are overvalued by Rs.1,50,000 and current assets by Rs.50,000. The following scheme was adopted to write off the losses and reduce the assets:
- Each 6% preference shares of Rs.100 each is to be converted into one 7% preference shares of Rs.60 each.
- Equity shares to be reduced to Rs.2 each
- The Directors to refund Rs.10,000 fees received by them.
- Preference dividend which is in arrears for 3 years, is to be settled by the issue of 5,000 equity shares of Rs.2 each.
21b. A Ltd. issued 10000 equity shares of Rs.10 each at a discount of 10%, payable Rs.4 on application, Rs.3 on allotment and Rs.2 on first and final call. Applications were received for 9000 shares and all were accepted. A holder of 200 shares failed to pay the allotment and the call money. His shares were forfeited and later re-issued at Rs.8 fully paid.
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