Question

On July 1, 2015, Witherspoon Satellites issued $4,500,000, 9%, 10-year bonds at $4,219,600. This price resulted in an effective-interest rate of 10% on the bonds. Witherspoon uses the effective-interest method to amortize bond premium or discount. The bonds pay semiannual interest July 1 and January 1.

Instructions
(Round all computations to the nearest dollar.)
(a) Prepare the journal entry to record the issuance of the bonds on July 1, 2015.
(b) Prepare an amortization table through December 31, 2016 (3 interest periods), for this bond issue.
(c) Prepare the journal entry to record the accrual of interest and the amortization of the discount on December 31, 2015.
(d) Prepare the journal entry to record the payment of interest and the amortization of the discount on July 1, 2016, assuming that interest was not accrued on June 30.
(e) Prepare the journal entry to record the accrual of interest and the amortization of the discount on December 31, 2016.



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