Question: On January 1 2014 Park Corporation sold a 600 000 7 5

On January 1, 2014, Park Corporation sold a $600,000, 7.5 percent bond issue (8.5 percent market rate). The bonds were dated January 1, 2014, pay interest each June 30 and December 31, and mature in four years.

Required:
1. Give the journal entry to record the issuance of the bonds.
2. Give the journal entry to record the interest payment on June 30, 2014. Use effective-interest amortization.
3. Show how the bond interest expense and the bonds payable should be reported on the June 30, 2014, income statement and balance sheet.


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