What are the Differences between Dissolution of Partnership and Dissolution of Firm?

Dissolution of Partnership is the dissolution of partnership enterprise. It happens because of the aspect that when the legitimate association between all the partners, comes to an end, and it is called as dissolution of an enterprise.

However, when any partner becomes crippled, then the partnership between the particular partner and other partners of the enterprise, comes to an end, but the enterprise may continue to function, if other partners wish so.

Here are few points of difference between Dissolution of Partnership and Dissolution of Firm.

Dissolution of Partnership Dissolution of Firm
                                                                Definition
Dissolution of a partnership – to the adjournment of the association between a partner and the rest of the partners of an enterprise When all the existing partnership of an organisation is dissolved, it is known as dissolution of a firm
                                                        Continuation of business
In event of dissolution of partnership, business continues as usual, but the partnership is reconstituted In event of dissolution of firm, business stops 
                                                          Intervention of Court
No requirement for court intervention Firms can be dissolved by court intervention
                                                        Closure of book of accounts
Not closed Closed for firm
                                                        After winding up of the entity
Assets and liabilities are revalued after winding up of existing partnership Assets and liabilities are settled on winding up of a firm
                                                                  Scope
Does not result in dissolution of firm Dissolution occurs between partners of the firm

Also Check: What is Dissolution of Partnership Firm?

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