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Amalgamation of companies

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Gomathi Vallinayaki

Gomathi Vallinayaki

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27-Aug-20 10:10

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Mutual owing are cancelled as P Ltd and Q Ltd are amalgamating into 1 company. The liquidation expenses of P Ltd paid by Q Ltd is over and above the consideration payable to Q Ltd. It is treated as Goodwill. As we have capital reserve balance, it is adjusted with Goodwill, to get the net effect of amalgamation.


Lavanya Chitturi

Lavanya Chitturi

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27-Aug-20 12:57