Entries for issuing Bonds and Amortizing Premium by Straight-Line-Method
Yang Corporation wholesales repair products to equipment manufacturers. On May 1, 2014, Yang Corporation issued $20,000,000 of 10-year, 9% bonds at a market (effective) interest rate of 7%, receiving cash of $22,842,560. Interest is payable semiannually on May 1 and November 1.
a. Journalize the entry to record the issuance of bonds on May 1, 2014. 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 November 1, 2014, and amortization of bond premium for six months, using the straight-line method. (Round to the nearest dollar.) For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank.