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*(Done using the straight line method please)* The following transactions were completed by Simmons Inc., Whose fiscal year is the calendar year: 2012 July 1. Issued $64,000,000 of 10-year, 12% callable bonds dated July 1, 2012, at a market(effective) rate of 14% receiving cash of $57,219,878. Interest is payable semiannually on December 31 and June 30. Oct 1. Borrowed $320,000 as a five-year, 6% installment note from Ibis Bank. The note requires annual payments of $75,967, with the first payment occurring on Septmber 30, 2013 Dec 31. Accrued $4,800 of interest on the installment note. The interest is payable on the date of the next installment note payment. Dec 31. paid the semiannual interest on the bonds. the bond discount is amortized annually in a separate journal entry. Dec 31. Recorded bond discount amortization of $339,006, which was determined using the straight-line methond. Dec 31. Closed the interest expense account. 2013 June 30. Paid the semiannual interest on the bonds. Sept 30. paid the annual payment on the note, which consisted of interest of $19,200 and principal of $56,767. Dec 31. Accrued $3,948 of interest on the installment note. The interest is payable on the date of the next installment note payment. Dec 31. Paid the semiannual interest on the bonds. The bond discount is amortized annually in a separate journal entry. Dec 31. Recorded bond discount amortization of $678,012, which was determined using the straight-line method. Dec 31. Closed the interest expense account. 2014 June 30. Recorded the redemption of the bonds, which were called at 98. The balance in the bond discount account is $5,424,098 after payment of interest and amortization of discount have been recorded. (Record the redemption only.) Sept 30. Paid the second annual payment on the note, which consisted of interest of $15,794 and principal of $60,173. INSTructions 1) Journalize the entries to record the foregoing transactions. 2) Indicate the amount of the interest expense in (a) 2012 (b) 2013 3) Determine the carrying amount of the nonds as of December 31,2013

 

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