Yuen Long Carecenters Ltd. provides financing and capital to the

Yuen Long Carecenters Ltd. provides financing and capital to the healthcare industry, with a particular focus on nursing homes for the elderly. The following selected transactions relate to bonds acquired as an investment by Yuen Long, whose fiscal year ends on December 31.

2020
Jan. 1 Purchased at face value HK$2,000,000 of Franco Nursing Centers, 10-year, 7% bonds dated January 1, 2020, directly from Franco. Interest is paid on January 1 of each year.
Dec. 31 Accrual of interest at year-end on the Franco bonds.
(Assume that all intervening transactions and adjustments have been properly recorded and that the number of bonds owned has not changed from December 31, 2020, to December 31, 2022.)

2023
Jan.    1 Received the annual interest on the Franco bonds.
Jan.    1 Sold HK$1,000,000 Franco bonds at 105.
Dec. 31 Accrual of interest at year-end on the Franco bonds.


Instructions
a. Journalize the listed transactions for the years 2020 and 2023.
b. Show the statement of financial position presentation of the bonds and interest receivable at December 31, 2020. Assume the investments are considered long-term.

Face Value
Face value is a financial term used to describe the nominal or dollar value of a security, as stated by its issuer. For stocks, the face value is the original cost of the stock, as listed on the certificate. For bonds, it is the amount paid to the...

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