Willow, Corp., issued 9.5%, 10-year bonds payable with a maturity value of $10,000 on January 1, 2012. Journalize the following transactions and include an explanation for each entry. The market rate of interest equaled the stated rate at the date of issuance.
a. Issuance of the bond payable at par on January 1 , 2012.
b. Payment of semiannual interest on July 1, 2012.
c. Payment of the bonds payable at maturity. (Give the date.)