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Carl Warren + 2 others
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ISBN: 9781285743615

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ISBN: 9781285743615
Chapter 14, Problem 14.3APE
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Issuing bonds at a discount

On the first day of the fiscal year, a company issues a $1,200,000, 9%, five-year bond that pays semiannual interest of $54,000 ($1,200,000 × 9% × ½), receiving cash of $1,153,670. Journalize the bond issuance.

To determine

Bonds: Bonds are long-term promissory notes that are represented by a company while borrowing money from investors to raise fund for financing the operations.

Bonds Payable: Bonds payable are referred to long-term debts of the business, issued to various lenders known as bondholders, generally in multiples of $1,000 per bond, to raise fund for financing the operations.

Discount on bonds payable: It occurs when the bonds are issued at a low price than the face value.

To Prepare: Journal entry to record issuance of the bonds.

Explanation of Solution

Prepare journal entry for issuance of bonds payable.

Date Account Title and Explanation Post Ref Debit ($) Credit ($)
Cash  1,153,670
Discount on Bonds Payable  (1)46,330
Bonds Payable 1,200,000
(To record issuance of bonds payable at discount)

Table (1)

Working note:

Calculate discount on bonds payable...

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