Concept #1: Issuing Zero Coupon Bonds

Concept #2: Zero Coupon Bonds: Repaying Principal at Maturity

Practice: On January 1, ABC Company issues $1,000,000 of zero coupon bonds at 75. The bonds mature in five years. Assuming that ABC uses the straight-line method for amortization of bond premiums and discounts, the journal entry at the end of the first year would include: