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    Gold's gain or loss in 2011 on bond redemption

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    Question 1:
    January 1, 2006, Gold Corp. issued 1,000 of its 10%, $1,000 bonds for $1,040,000. These bonds were to mature on January 1, 2016, but were callable at 101 any time after December 31, 2009. Interest was payable semiannually on July 1 and January 1. On July 1, 2011, Gold called all of the bonds and retired them. Bond premium was amortized on a straight-line basis. Before income taxes, Gold's gain or loss in 2011 on this early extinguishment of debt was?

    Question 2:
    On January 1, 2010, Crown Company sold property to Leary Company. There was no established exchange price for the property, and Leary gave Crown a $2,000,000 zero-interest-bearing note payable in five equal annual installments of $400,000, with the first payment due December 31, 2010. The prevailing rate of interest for a note of this type is 9%. The present value of the note at 9% was $1,442,000 at January 1, 2010. What should be the balance of the Discount on Notes Payable account on the books of Leary at December 31, 2010 after adjusting entries are made, assuming that the effective-interest method is used?

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