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    Concord Inc. issues (sells) $100,000 of its 10-year, 8% bonds to yield 10% on January 1, Year 1. The bonds pay interest annually on December 31. The bonds were sold with a discount of $12,289. What is the bond carrying amount (book value) at the end of Year 1?

    Concord Inc. issues (sells) $100,000 of its 10-year, 8% bonds to yield 10% on January 1, Year 1. The bonds pay interest annually on December 31. The bonds were sold with a discount of $12,289. What is the bond interest expense for Year 1?

    Concord Inc. issues (sells) $100,000 of its 10-year, 8% bonds to yield 10% on January 1, Year 1. The bonds pay interest annually on December 31. The bonds were sold with a discount of $12,289. What is the amount of cash interest paid on the bonds in Year 1?

    Concord Inc. issues (sells) $100,000 of its 10-year, 8% bonds to yield 10% on January 1, Year 1. The bonds pay interest annually on December 31. The bonds were sold with a discount of $12,289. What is the amount of bond discount amortization for Year 2?

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    See attached Excel file.

    Year Bond carrying value, beginning Cash payment Interest expense Bond discount amortization Amortization balance Bond carrying value, ending
    0 $12,289 $87,711
    1 $87,711 $8,000 $8,771 $771 $11,518 $88,482
    2 ...

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