Daan Corporation wholesales repair products to equipment manufacturers. On April 1, 2016, Daan Corporation issued $1,100,000 of 5-year, 11% bonds at a market (effective) interest rate of 10%, receiving cash of $1,142,469.Interest is payable semiannually on April 1 and October 1.a. Journalize the entry to record the issuance of bonds on April 1, 2016. For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank.b. Journalize the entry to record the first interest payment on October 1, 2016, and amortization of bond premium for six months, using the straight-line method. The bond premium amortization is combined with the semiannualinterest payment. (Round to the nearest dollar.) For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank.C. Why was the company able to issue the bonds for $1,142,469 rather than for the face amount of $1,100,000?The market rate of interest isthe contract rate of interest.

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Daan Corporation wholesales repair products to equipment manufacturers. On April 1, 2016, Daan Corporation issued $1,100,000 of 5-year, 11% bonds at a market (effective) interest rate of 10%, receiving cash of $1,142,469.
Interest is payable semiannually on April 1 and October 1.
a. Journalize the entry to record the issuance of bonds on April 1, 2016. For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank.
b. Journalize the entry to record the first interest payment on October 1, 2016, and amortization of bond premium for six months, using the straight-line method. The bond premium amortization is combined with the semiannual
interest payment. (Round to the nearest dollar.) For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank.
C. Why was the company able to issue the bonds for $1,142,469 rather than for the face amount of $1,100,000?
The market rate of interest is
the contract rate of interest.
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Daan Corporation wholesales repair products to equipment manufacturers. On April 1, 2016, Daan Corporation issued $1,100,000 of 5-year, 11% bonds at a market (effective) interest rate of 10%, receiving cash of $1,142,469. Interest is payable semiannually on April 1 and October 1. a. Journalize the entry to record the issuance of bonds on April 1, 2016. For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank. b. Journalize the entry to record the first interest payment on October 1, 2016, and amortization of bond premium for six months, using the straight-line method. The bond premium amortization is combined with the semiannual interest payment. (Round to the nearest dollar.) For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank. C. Why was the company able to issue the bonds for $1,142,469 rather than for the face amount of $1,100,000? The market rate of interest is the contract rate of interest.

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Journal entry at the time of issuance of bonds on 1 April 2016

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Note: Premium on bond payable is amortize over 10 equal installments (straight line method) because bonds are issued at premium for a period of 5 years and interest is paid semi annually

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