In each of the following independent cases, the company closes its books on December 31.
Sarasota Co. sells $532,000 of 8% bonds on March 1, 2017. The bonds pay interest on September 1 and March 1. The due date of the bonds is September 1, 2020. The bonds yield 12%.
Prepare a bond amortization schedule using the effective-interest method for discount and premium amortization. Amortize premium or discount on interest dates and at year-end. (Round answers to 0 decimal places, e.g. 38,548.)
Schedule of Bond Discount Amortization
Bonds Sold to Yield
Prepare all of the relevant journal entries from the time of sale until the date indicated. (Assume that no reversing entries were made.) (Round present value factor calculations to 5 decimal places, e.g. 1.25124 and the final answer to 0 decimal places e.g. 58,971. If no entry is required, select "No Entry" for the account titles and enter 0 for the amounts. Credit account titles are automatically indented when amount is entered. Do not indent manually.)
Account Titles and Explanation