on january 2 2003 banno corporation issued 1 500 000 of 10 259706

On January 2, 2003, Banno Corporation issued $1,500,000 of 10% bonds at 97 due December 31, 2012. Legal and other costs of $24,000 were incurred in connection with the issue. Interest on the bonds is payable annually each December 31. The $24,000 bond issue costs are being deferred and amortized. The discount on the bonds is also being amortized.

The bonds are callable at 101 (i.e., at 101% of face amount), and on January 2, 2008, Banno called $900,000 face amount of the bonds and retired them. For the bonds called, unamortized bond discount at retirement was $13,500, and unamortized bond issue cost was $7,200.

Instructions

Ignoring income taxes, compute the amount of loss, if any, to be recognized by Banno as a result of retiring the $900,000 of bonds in 2008, and prepare the journal entry to record the retirement.

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