(b) Splish Inc. issued $590,000 of 9%, 10-year bonds on June 30, 2020, for $488,488. This price provided a yield of 12% on the bonds. Interest is payable semiannually on December 31 and June 30. If Splish uses the effective-interest method, determine the amount of interest expense to record if financial statements are issued on October 31, 2020. (Round intermediate calculations to 6 decimal places, e.g. 1.251247 and final answer to 0 decimal places, e.g. 38,548.)Interest expense to be recorded$?

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(b) Splish Inc. issued $590,000 of 9%, 10-year bonds on June 30, 2020, for $488,488. This price provided a yield of 12% on the bonds. Interest is payable semiannually on December 31 and June 30. If Splish uses the effective-interest method, determine the amount of interest expense to record if financial statements are issued on October 31, 2020. (Round intermediate calculations to 6 decimal places, e.g. 1.251247 and final answer to 0 decimal places, e.g. 38,548.)

Interest expense to be recorded

$?

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Calculation of interest expense as on October 31, 2020, using effective-interest method:...

Interest expense Purchase pricex Yield rate x Time period
=S488,488x12%x-
12
=$19,539
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Interest expense Purchase pricex Yield rate x Time period =S488,488x12%x- 12 =$19,539

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