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    Gain or Loss on the Retirement of These Bonds

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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.

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    Dear student,
    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

    4 ...

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    The expert describes how to calculate the gain or loss on the retirement of the bonds.