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20 October, 22:26

Your company issues $50,000 of one-year, 10% bonds at face value. The journal entry to record this transaction will include a debit to:

A. Cash and a credit to Bonds Payable for $50,000

B. Cash for $55,000, a credit to Bonds Payable for $50,000, and a credit to Interest Payable for $5,000

C. Cash and a credit to Bonds Payable for $55,000

D. Cash for $50,000, a debit to Interest Expense for $5,000, and a credit to Bonds Payable for $55,000.

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  1. 21 October, 00:01
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    A. Cash and a credit to Bonds Payable for $50,000

    Explanation:

    The journal entry is shown below:

    Cash $50,000

    To Bonds Payable $50,000

    (being the issuance of the bond payable is recorded)

    We simply debit the cash as it increased the assets and credited the bond payable as it also increased the liabilities so that the proper posting could be done i. e $50,000 should be credited and debited
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