Concept: Redeeming Bonds Before Maturity10m
Concept: Redeeming Bonds Before Maturity5m
Go-Go company received total cash proceeds of $94,250 on 10-year, 8% bonds issued on January 1, 2014. The bonds had a face value of $100,000, pay interest semi-annually on June 30 and December 31, and have a call price of 101. Go-Go uses the straight-line method of amortization.
Go-Go Company decided to redeem the bonds on January 1, 2016 with a call price of 101. What amount of gain or loss would Go-Go report on its 2016 income statement?
a. $4,600 gain
b. $5,600 gain
c. $5,600 loss
d. $4,600 loss