Nordic Company issued bonds with the following provisions Nordic Company issued bonds with the following provisions:
Maturity value: $60,000,000.
Interest: 7.9% per annum payable semi-annually each June 30 and December 31.
Terms: Bonds dated January 1, 2017, due five years from that date.
The company's fiscal year ends on December 31. The bonds were sold on January 1, 2017, at a yield of 8%.
1. Compute the issue (sale) price of the bonds. (Round time value factor to 4 decimal places. Round the final answer to the nearest whole dollar.)
2. Prepare the journal entry to record the issuance of the bonds. (Round the final answers to the nearest whole dollar.)
3. Prepare the journal entries at the following dates: June 30, 2017; December 31, 2017; and June 30, 2018. Use the effective-interest method to amortize bond discount or premium. (Round the final answers to the nearest whole dollar.)
4. How much interest expense would be reported on the statement of earnings for 2017? (Round intermediate and final answer to the nearest whole dollar.)
Bonds are long term instrument and therefore presented in the balance sheet. Bonds are being issued at face value, above or below face value. If this happens, amortization of either discount or premium in necessary using either straight line method or effective interest method.
Answer and Explanation:
|Cash Flow||Amount||Factor (4% FOR 10 PERIODS)||Present Value|
|Discount on bonds payable||2,436|
|Discount on bonds payable||203|
|Discount on bonds payable||211|
|Discount on bonds payable||219|
The interest expense on 2017 is 47,813
|Date||Interest Paid||Interest Expense||Amortization||Book Value|
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