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Bond Discount, Entries for Bonds Payable Transactions

On July 1, Year 1, Livingston Corporation, a wholesaler of manufacturing equipment, issued \$3,400,000 of 9-year, 10% bonds at a market (effective) interest rate of 12%, receiving cash of \$3,031,861. Interest on the bonds is payable semiannually on December 31 and June 30. The fiscal year of the company is the calendar year.

Required:

1. Journalize the entry to record the amount of cash proceeds from the issuance of the bonds on July 1, Year 1. For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank.

2. Journalize the entries to record the following: For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank. Round your answer to the nearest dollar.

a. The first semiannual interest payment on December 31, Year 1, and the amortization of the bond discount, using the straight-line method.

b. The interest payment on June 30, Year 2, and the amortization of the bond discount, using the straight-line method. Round your answer to the nearest dollar.

3. Determine the total interest expense for Year 1. Round to the nearest dollar.
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4. Will the bond proceeds always be less than the face amount of the bonds when the contract rate is less than the market rate of interest?

5. Compute the price of \$3,031,861 received for the bonds by using Table 1, Table 2, Table 3 and Table 4. (Round to the nearest dollar.) Your total may vary slightly from the price given due to rounding differences.

 Present value of the face amount \$ Present value of the semi-annual interest payments \$ Price received for the bonds

 Date Account Titles and Explanation Debit Credit 1 Jul. 1, Year 1 Cash 3031861 Discount on bonds payable 368139 Bonds payable 3400000 (To record the issuance of bonds) 2a. Dec. 31, Year 1 Interest expense 190452 Discount on bonds payable (\$368139/18) 20452 Cash (\$3400000 x 10% x 1/2) 170000 (To record payment of interest) b. Jun. 30, Year 2 Interest expense 190452 Discount on bonds payable (\$368139/18) 20452 Cash (\$3400000 x 10% x 1/2) 170000 (To record payment of interest)

3. Total interest expense for Year 1: \$190452

4. Yes

5.

 Present value of the face amount (\$3400000 x 0.35034) 1191156 Present value of the semi-annual interest payments (\$170000 x 11.68959) 1840692 Price received for the bonds 3031848 Rounding off difference 13

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