Posted: April 11th, 2021
On January 2, Year 1 the Lyndhurst Company,Inc. a privately-held company, issued $1,000,000, five –year , 10.00% bonds, dated January 2, Year 1. The bonds provided for semi-annual interest payments to be made on June 30 and December 31 each year. Terms of the bond indenture allowed the company to call the bonds at 102 after one year. The bonds were issued when the market interest rate was 8.00%.
Lyndhurst uses the effective interest method for amortizing bond discounts and premium
The bonds are term bonds that mature on December 31, Year 5.
Lyndhurst’s fiscal year for financial reporting purposes is December 31.
The company called the bonds at 102 on June 30, Year 2
Lyndhurst called its 10.00%, $1,000,000 bonds on June 30, Year 2, paying bondholders the 102 call price. On that date, the bonds had a carrying value of $1,060,016.
Compute the gain or loss to Lyndhurst Company on reacquisition of bonds on June 30, Year 2 and record the appropriate journal entry
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