# On July 1, Year 1, Livingston Corporation, a wholesaler of manufacturing equipment, issued $46,000,000 of 20-year, 10% bonds at a market (effective) interest rate of 11%, receiving cash of$42,309,236. Interest on the bonds is payable semiannually on December 31 and June 30. The fiscal year of the company is the calendar year. Instructions 1. Journalize the entry to record the amount of cash proceeds from the issuance of the bonds. 2. Journalize the entries to record the following: a. The first semiannual interest payment on December 31, Year 1, and the amortization of the bond discount, using the interest method. Round to the nearest dollar. b. The interest payment on June 30, Year 2, and the amortization of the bond discount, using the interest method. Round to the nearest dollar. 3. Determine the total interest expense for Year 1.

### Financial Accounting

15th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124

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### Financial Accounting

15th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124
Chapter 14, Problem 5PB
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## On July 1, Year 1, Livingston Corporation, a wholesaler of manufacturing equipment, issued $46,000,000 of 20-year, 10% bonds at a market (effective) interest rate of 11%, receiving cash of$42,309,236. Interest on the bonds is payable semiannually on December 31 and June 30. The fiscal year of the company is the calendar year.Instructions 1. Journalize the entry to record the amount of cash proceeds from the issuance of the bonds. 2. Journalize the entries to record the following: a. The first semiannual interest payment on December 31, Year 1, and the amortization of the bond discount, using the interest method. Round to the nearest dollar. b. The interest payment on June 30, Year 2, and the amortization of the bond discount, using the interest method. Round to the nearest dollar. 3. Determine the total interest expense for Year 1.

1.

To determine

Prepare journal entry to record the amount of cash proceeds from the issuance of the bonds on July 1, Year 1

### Explanation of Solution

Bonds: Bonds are long-term promissory notes that are issued 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 $1,000 per bond, to raise fund for financing the operations. Discount on bonds payable: It occurs when the bonds are issued at a low price than the face value. Effective-interest amortization method: Effective-interest amortization method it is an amortization model that apportions the amount of bond discount or premium based on the market interest rate. Prepare journal entry for cash proceeds from the issuance of the bonds on July 1, Year 1.  Date Account Title and Explanation Post Ref Debit ($) Credit (\$) July 1, Year 1 CashÂ Â 42,309,236 Discount on Bonds Payable Â (1) 3,690,764 Â Bonds Payable Â ...

2(a)

To determine

Prepare journal entry to record first interest payment and amortization of bond discount on December 31, Year 1.

b.

To determine

Prepare journal entry to record second interest payment and amortization of bond discount on June 30, Year 2.

3.

To determine

Calculate the amount of total interest expense for Year 1.

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