Bond Investment Discount Amortization Schedule
Tudor Company acquired $500,000 of Carr Corporation bonds for $487,706.69 on January 1, 2013. The bonds carry an 11% stated interest rate, pay interest semiannually on January 1 and July 1, were issued to yield 12%, and are due January 1, 2016.
1. Prepare two investment interest income and discount amortization schedules using 1) straight-line method and 2) effective interest method
2. Prepare the July 1, 2015 journal entries to record the interest income under both methods - Use an excel spreadsheet.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 5, 2021, 1:09 am ad1c9bdddf
Please see the attached Excel 97-2003 spreadsheet.
NOTE: Some textbooks do not break out the Discount on Bond ...
This solution illustrates how to compute and record amortization of a discount on a bond investment and receipt of cash interest income on that investment using the straight-line and effective interest methods.