P14-5 P14-6 P14-7 Excel Problems
P14-5 (Comprehensive Bond Problem) In each of the
following independent cases the company closes its 5 books on December 31.
1. Sanford Co. sells $500,000 of 10% bonds on March
1, 2014. The bonds pay interest on September 1 and March 1. The due date of the
bonds is September 1, 2017. The bonds yield 12%. Give entries through December
2. Titania Co. sells $400,000 of 12% bonds on June
1, 2014. The bonds pay interest on December 1 and June 1. The due date of the
bonds is June 1, 2018. The bonds yield 10%. On October 1, 2015, Titania buys
back $120,000 worth of bonds for $126,000 (includes accrued interest). Give
entries through December 1, 2016.
For the two cases prepare all of the relevant
journal entries from the time of sale until the date indicated. Use the
effective-interest method for discount and premium amortization (construct
amortization tables where applicable). Amortize premium or discount on interest
dates and at year-end. (Assume that no reversing entries were made.)
P14-6 (Issuance of Bonds
between Interest Dates, Straight-Line, Redemption) Presented below are selected
transactions on the books of Simonson Corporation.
01-May-14 Bonds payable
with a par value of $900,000, which are dated January 1, 2014, are sold at 106
plus accrued interest. They are coupon bonds, bear interest at 12% (payable
annually at January 1), and mature January 1, 2024. (Use interest expense account
for accrued interest.)
Dec. 31 Adjusting entries
are made to record the accrued interest on the bonds, and the amortiza- tion of
the proper amount of premium. (Use straight-line amortization.)
Jan. 1, 2015 Interest on
the bonds is paid.
April 1 Bonds with par
value of $360,000 are called at 102 plus accrued interest, and redeemed. (Bond
premium is to be amortized only at the end of each year.)
Dec. 31 Adjusting entries
are made to record the accrued interest on the bonds, and the proper amount of
Prepare journal entries for
the transactions above. (Round to two decimal places.)
P14-7 (Entries for Life Cycle of Bonds) On April 1,
2014, Seminole Company sold 15,000 of its 11%, 15-year, $1,000 face value bonds
at 97. Interest payment dates are April 1 and October 1, and the company uses
the straight-line method of bond discount amortization. On March 1, 2015,
Seminole took advantage of favorable prices of its stock to extinguish 6,000 of
the bonds by issuing 200,000 shares of its $10 par value common stock. At this
time, the accrued interest was paid in cash. The companyâs stock was selling
for $31 per share on March 1, 2015.
Prepare the journal entries needed on the books of
Seminole Company to record the following.
(a) April 1, 2014: issuance of
(b) October 1, 2014: payment of
(c) December 31, 2014: accrual of
(d) March 1, 2015: extinguishment of 6,000 bonds.
(No reversing entries made.)