Smith, Brown and Easton (S, B & E) are partners with capital balances of $5 000, $4 000 and $2 000 respectively and S, B &E share profits 50 per cent, 25 per cent and 25 per cent respectively.
The partners have decided to liquidate the partnership and sell the non-cash assets for a $10 000 loss. After the loss is allocated, the capital account of Easton is $500 Debit. Easton is bankrupt and has left the country and will not be making up the shortfall. This capital deficiency will result the capital accounts of the partners to be (to the nearest dollar):