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Exercise Interest Payments and Interest Expense for Bonds (Straight Line)

Swiss Inc. sold 15-year bonds with a total face amount of $2,000,000 and a stated rate of 6% The bonds sold for $2,090,000 on January 1,2020, and pay interest semiannually on June 30 and December 31.

Required:

  1. Prepare the entry to recognize the sale of the bonds.
  2. Determine the amount of the semiannual interest payment required by the bonds.
  3. Prepare the journal entry made by Swiss at June 30,2020, to recognize the interest expense and n interest payment.
  4. Determine the amount of interest expense for 2020.
  5. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION If Swiss issued bonds with a variable interest rate, would you expect the market rate of interest (i.e., yield) to increase, decrease, or stay the same? Why?
  6. CONCEPTUAL CONNECTION What should Swiss consider in deciding whether to use a fixed or variable rate?

To determine

(a)

Introduction:

A bond is long term liability wherein the issuer is entitled to pay the face value of the bond at the time of maturity and make interest payments periodically. It is a breakdown of large debt to borrow as it may be too large for an individual lender.

To record:

Journal entry for the issuance of bonds.

Explanation

Given:

Bonds with face value of $2,000,000 sold for $2,090,000 with 6% stated rate.

The face value of bonds issued is recorded as bonds payable and any premium or discount on issue of bonds is recorded in separate “Premium on Bonds Payable” or “Discount on Bonds Payable” account whereas in case of issuance of bonds at par it is a regular journal entry where cash (asset) increased along with Bonds Payable (long term liability)...

To determine

(b)

Introduction:

A bond is long term liability wherein the issuer is entitled to pay the face value of the bond at the time of maturity and make interest payments periodically. It is a breakdown of large debt to borrow as it may be too large for an individual lender.

To calculate:

Semi-annual interest payable on bonds.

To determine

(c)

Introduction:

A bond is long term liability wherein the issuer is entitled to pay the face value of the bond at the time of maturity and make interest payments periodically. It is a breakdown of large debt to borrow as it may be too large for an individual lender.

To record:

Journal entry for the recognizing interest expense and interest payment on bonds.

To determine

(d)

Introduction:

A bond is long term liability wherein the issuer is entitled to pay the face value of the bond at the time of maturity and make interest payments periodically. It is a breakdown of large debt to borrow as it may be too large for an individual lender.

To calculate:

Interest Expense for year 2020.

To determine

(e)

Introduction:

A bond is long term liability wherein the issuer is entitled to pay the face value of the bond at the time of maturity and make interest payments periodically. It is a breakdown of large debt to borrow as it may be too large for an individual lender.

To critically think:

About Yield rate of floating rate bonds.

To determine

(f)

Introduction:

A bond is long term liability wherein the issuer is entitled to pay the face value of the bond at the time of maturity and make interest payments periodically. It is a breakdown of large debt to borrow as it may be too large for an individual lender.

To decide:

Whether bonds should be issued at fixed or variable rate.

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