Perez Company issued $380,000, 7%, 10-year bonds on January 1, 2012, for $407,968. This price resulted in an effective-interest rate of 6% on the bonds. Interest is payable annually on January 1. Perez uses the effective-interest method to amortize bond premium or discount.


Prepare the journal entries (rounded to the nearest dollar) to record:

(a) The issuance of the bonds.

(b) The accrual of interest and the premium amortization on December 31, 2012.

(c) The payment of interest on January 1, 2013.

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