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    Issuance, Classification, Reporting of Bonds

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    Presented below are four independent situations.

    (a) On March 1, 2008, Heidi Co. issued at 103 plus accrued interest $3,000,000 9% bonds. The bonds are dated January 1, 2008, and pay interest semiannually on July 1 and January 1. In addition, Heidi Co. incurred $27,000 of bonds issuance costs. Compute the net amount of cash received by Heidi Co. as a result of the issuance of these bonds. CHECK FIGURE AMOUNT SAYS NET AMOUNT OF CASH $3,108,000.

    (b) On January 1, 2008, Reymont Co. issued 9% bonds with a face value of $500,000 for $469,280 to yield 10%. The bonds are dated January 1, 2008, and pay interest annually. What amount is reported as bond discount on the issue date?

    (c)Czeslaw Building Co. has a number of long-term bonds outstanding at December 31, 2009. These long-term bonds have the following sinking fund requirements and maturities for the next 6 years.

    Sinking Fund Maturities
    ------------ ----------
    2010 $300,000 $100,000
    2011 100,000 250,000
    2012 100,000 100,000
    2013 200,000 ---
    2014 200,000 150,000
    2015 200,000 100,000

    Indicate how this information should be reported in the financial statements at December 31, 2009.

    (d) In the long-term debt structure of Marie Curie Inc., the following three bonds were reported: mortgage bonds payable $10,000,000; collateral trust bonds $5,000,000; bonds maturing in installments, secured by plant equipment $4,000,000. Determine the total amount, if any, of debenture bonds outstanding.

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