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26 August, 04:39

Sugar City issued $2 million of bonds to fund the construction of a new city office building. The bonds have a stated rate of interest of 5% and were sold at 101. Which of the following entries should be made in the Capital Projects Fund to record this event?

A) Debit Cash $2.02 million; Credit Bonds Payable $2 million and Premium on bonds payable $.02 million

B) Debit Cash $2.02 million; Credit Bonds payable $2 million and Other financing sources $.02 million.

C) Debit Cash $2.02 million; Credit Other financing sources $2.02 million.

D) Debit Cash $2.02 million; Credit Other financing sources $2 million and Revenue $.02 million.

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  1. 26 August, 06:23
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    C) Debit Cash $2.02 million; Credit Other financing sources $2.02 million

    Explanation:

    A private firm will reocrd as follow:

    As the bonds are sold at a higher price than their face value we recognize a premium which will be amortized over the life of the bond.

    But in this case, we are doing a public accounting thus, we must record the cash received and credit other financing sources for the whole amount funded.
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