Question: The following section is taken from Mareska s balance sheet at

The following section is taken from Mareska’s balance sheet at December 31, 2017.
Current liabilities
Interest payable............ $ 40,000
Long-term liabilities
Bonds payable (8%, due January 1, 2021). 500,000
Interest is payable annually on January 1. The bonds are callable on any annual interest date.

(a) Journalize the payment of the bond interest on January 1, 2018.
(b) Assume that on January 1, 2018, after paying interest, Mareska calls bonds having a face value of $200,000. The call price is 103. Record the redemption of the bonds.
(c) Prepare the adjusting entry on December 31, 2018, to accrue the interest on the remaining bonds.

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