prepare the adjusting entry at december 31 2013 to amortize bond premium and to accr 581497

The following is taken from the Gajda Company balance sheet.


Balance Sheet (partial)

December 31, 2012

Current liabilities

Interest payable (for 6 months

from July 1 to December 31)

$ 105,000

Long term liabilities

Bonds payable, 7% due January 1, 2023


Add: Premium on bonds payable



Interest is payable semiannually on January 1 and July 1. The bonds are callable on any semiannual interest date. Gajda uses straight line amortization for any bond premium or discount. From December 31, 2012, the bonds will be outstanding for an additional 10 years (120 months).


(a) Journalize the payment of bond interest on January 1, 2013.

(b) Prepare the entry to amortize bond premium and to pay the interest due on July 1, 2013, assuming no accrual of interest on June 30.

(c) Assume that on July 1, 2013, after paying interest, Gajda Company calls bonds having a face value of $1,200,000. The call price is 101. Record the redemption of the bonds.

(d) Prepare the adjusting entry at December 31, 2013, to amortize bond premium and to accrue interest on the remaining bonds.