Difference Between Sacrifice Ratio and Gaining Ratio

1. Sacrifice ratio is calculated at the time of admission of new partner but gaining ratio is calculated at the time of retirement of a partner.

2. Total  of each old partner's Sacrifice will be equal to new ratio of new admitted partner. total of gaining share of each partner will be equal to the old ratio of retired partner.

3. Goodwill will be distributed at the time of admission in sacrifice ratio. Goodwill will be distributed at the time of retirement in gaining ratio.

4. Difference of old ratio and sacrifice ratio will be new ratio but total of old ratio and gaining ratio will be new ratio.

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