Beaufort Vaults Corporation produces and sells burial vaults. On July 1, 20Y3, Beaufort Vaults Corporation issued $25,000,000 of 10-year, 8% bonds at par. Interest on the bonds is payable semiannually on December 31 and June 30. The fiscal year of the company is the calendar year.

Illustrate the effects of the first semiannual interest payment on December 31, 20Y3, on the accounts and financial statements. If no account or activity is affected, select “No effect” from the dropdown list and leave the corresponding number entry box blank. Enter account decreases and cash outflows as negative amounts.

Statement of Cash Flows Balance Sheet Assets = Liabilities + Stockholders’ Equity Cash = No effect + Retained earnings Dec. 31. Statement of Cash Flows Income Statement Operating Interest expense