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Entries for Investment in Bonds, Interest, and Sale of Bonds

Bocelli Co. purchased $90,000 of 8%, 15-year Sanz County bonds on May 11, Year 1, directly from the county, at their face amount plus accrued interest. The bonds pay semiannual interest on April 1 and October 1. On October 31, Year 1, Bocelli Co. sold $30,000 of the Sanz County bonds at 101 plus $200 accrued interest less a $340 brokerage commission.

Do not round interim calculations. Round final answers to nearest dollar. For a compound transaction, if an amount box does not require an entry, leave it blank. Assume a 360-day year.

a. Provide the journal entry for the purchase of the bonds on May 11 plus 72 days of accrued interest.

Year 1 May 11 Investments-Sanz County Bonds
Interest Receivable
Cash

b. Provide the journal entry for the semiannual interest on October 1.

Year 1 Oct. 1 Cash
Interest Receivable
Interest Revenue

c. Provide the journal entry for the sale of the bonds on October 31.

Year 1 Oct. 31 Cash
Loss on Sale of Investments
Gain on Sale of Investments
Interest Receivable

d. Provide the adjusting entry for accrued interest of $800 on December 31, Year 1.

Year 1 Dec. 31 Interest Receivable
Interest Revenue
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