Contents of a partnership agreement

Contents of a partnership agreement

July 23, 2019

A partnership deed is a legally enforceable document that guides the operation of the partnership business. It should contain the following details;

  • Name of the firm.
  • Names and addresses of the partners.
  • The nature of the business.
  • The term or duration of partnership.
  • The amount of capital to be contributed by each partner.
  • The extent of withdrawal on the firm’s account that can be made by each partner..
  • Rights of partners.
  • Duties of partners.
  • Remuneration to partners.
  • The ratio in which the profits or losses are to be shared among the partners.
  • The basis for the calculation of goodwill at the time of admission, retirement, and death of a partner.
  • The keeping of proper books of accounts and the preparation of Balance Sheet.
  • Settlement of account on the dissolution of the firm.
  • The procedures to be adopted in the case of disputes among the partners.
  • Arbitration clause.

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