Question: On January 1 2016 Twain Corp sold 500 000 of its

On January 1, 2016, Twain Corp. sold $500,000 of its own 7 percent, 10-year bonds. Interest is payable annually on December 31. The bonds were sold to yield an effective interest rate of 8 percent. Twain uses the effective interest rate method. The bonds sold for $477,422.
Required
a. Prepare the journal entry for the issuance of the bonds.
b. Prepare the journal entry for the amortization of the bond discount and the payment of the interest at December 31, 2016. (Assume effective interest amortization.)
c. Prepare the journal entry for the amortization of the bond discount and the payment of interest on December 31, 2016.
d. Calculate the amount of interest expense for 2017.
e. Calculate the amount of interest expense for 2017.

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