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A company has 10%, 20-year bonds outstanding with a par value of $500,000. The company calls the bonds at 96 when the unamortized discount is $24,500. Calculate the gain or loss on the retirement of these bonds.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 11:58 pm ad1c9bdddf
Solution is provided in a separate excel file attached under the following parts.
1 Carrying value on the date of premature redemption
2 Working for Loss on Bond Redemption
3 Journal entry for redemption of Bonds payable
The expert describes how to calculate the gain or loss on the retirement of the bonds.