bond interest expense

Garr Co. issued $5,000,000 of 12%, 5 year convertible bonds on December 1, 2010 for $5,020,800 plus accrued interest. The bonds were dated April 1, 2010 with interestpayable April 1 and October 1. Bond Premium is amortized each interest period on a straight ling basis. Garr Co. has a fiscal year end of September 30.

On October 1, 2011, $2,500,000 of these bonds were converted into 35,000 shares of $15 par common stock. Accrued interest was paid in cash at the time ofconversion.

a.) prepare the entry to record the interest expense at April 1, 2011. Assume that interest payable was credited when bonds were issued. (round to nearestdollar)

b.) Prepare the entry to record the conversion on October 1,2011. Assume that the entry to record amortization of the bond premium and interest payment has been made.


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