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On September 1 2016 The Voice Productions IncVPI issued $3520000 of 8 bonds Interest is payable semiannually on September 1 and March 1 with the bonds maturing September 1 2026 The market

On September 1, 2016, The Voice Productions Inc. (VPI) issued $3,520,000 of 8% bonds. Interest is payable semiannually on September 1 and March 1 with the bonds maturing September 1, 2026. The market rate of interest at the time of issuance was 9.5% and VPI uses the effective-interest method to amortize any premium or discount. Legal and other costs of $22,000 were incurred in connection with the issue and are being amortized on a straight-line basis over the life of the bond. Prepare answers to the following questions:

A. What is the present value of the $3,520,000 bonds on September 1, 2016? Show all supporting calculations.

B. Prepare the complete bond amortization table through September 1, 2026. (Again, consider using a spreadsheet)

C. Prepare the relevant journal entries for the bonds on the following dates: • September 1, 2016 • December 31, 2016 • March 1, 2017 • September 1, 2017

D. On December 1, 2017, VPI called the full bond issue at 90 in accordance with the provisions of the bond indenture and retired them. What is the gain or loss on the transaction?

E. Prepare all the necessary journal entries for December 1, 2017.

 

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