question stephanie ram corporation have a 700 000 quot bond issue quot dated februar 4290763
Stephanie Ram Corporation have a $700,000 “bond issue” dated February 1, 2016 due in 10 years with an annual interest rate of 12%. Interest is payable February 1 and August 1. On April 1, 2016, the bond was sold for $664,600 plus accrued interest.
Using the straight-line method, prepare the general journal entries for each of the following:
a) The issuance of the bond on April 1, 2016.
b) Payment of the semi-annual interest and the amortization of the discount on August 1, 2016.
c) Accrual of the interest and the amortization of the discount on December 31, 2016.
d) Payment of the semi-annual interest and the amortization of the discount on February 1, 2017.