# Bonds Payable has a balance of $5,000,000, and Discount on Bonds Payable has a balance of$150,000. If the issuing corporation redeems the bonds at 98, is there a gain or loss on the bond redemption?

### Financial Accounting

15th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124

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### Financial Accounting

15th Edition
Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337272124
Chapter 14, Problem 7DQ
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## Bonds Payable has a balance of $5,000,000, and Discount on Bonds Payable has a balance of$150,000. If the issuing corporation redeems the bonds at 98, is there a gain or loss on the bond redemption?

To determine

Compute gain or loss on the redemption of the bonds payable.

### Explanation of Solution

Bonds: Bonds are long-term promissory notes that are issued by a company while borrowing money from investors to raise fund for financing the operations.

Bonds Payable: Bonds payable are referred to long-term debts of the business, issued to various lenders known as bondholders, generally in multiples of $1,000 per bond, to raise fund for financing the operations. Determine the gain or loss on the redemption of the bonds payable. Step 1: Calculate carrying amount of bonds payable on the redemption date. Carrying amount of bonds paayble = (Face value Balance of Discount on bonds payable) =$5,000,000$150,000 =$4,850,000

Step 2: Determine the amount of cash paid to redeem the bonds payable.

Cash paid to redeem the bonds}= Face value×Market price=\$5,000,000×0

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