On October 1, 2015, Jenkins Corporation bought bonds with a

On October 1, 2015, Jenkins Corporation bought bonds with a face value of $200,000 for $199,175, which included accrued interest. The bonds are due December 31, 2017, and carry' a face rate of interest of 10.5%. Interest on the bonds is payable semiannually' on June 30 and December 31. Jenkins uses the straight line method to amortize the discount.
Required:
1. Prepare journal entries to record the purchase of the bonds, each interest receipt, and the retirement of the issue on December 31, 2017.
2. Next Level If Jenkins failed to separately' record the interest at acquisition; explain the errors that would occur in the company’s financial statements (no calculations arc required).
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