(Entries for Retirement and Issuance of Bonds) On June 30, 2002, Mendenhal Company issued 12% bonds with a par value of $600,000 due in 20 years. They were issued at 98 and were callable at 104 at any date after June 30, 2010. Because of lower interest rates and a significant change in the company’s credit rating, it was decided to call the entire issue on June 30, 2011, and to issue new bonds. New 10% bonds were sold in the amount of $800,000 at 102; they mature in 20 years. Mendenhal Company uses straight-line amortization. Interest payment dates are December 31 and June 30.



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