On January 1, 2011, Piper Co. issued 10-year bonds with a face value of $1,000,000 and a stated interest rate of 10%, payable semiannually on June 30 and December 31. The bonds were sold to yield 12%. Table values are:
Present value of 1 for 10 periods at 10% .386
Present value of 1 for 10 periods at 12% .322
Present value of 1 for 20 periods at 5% .377
Present value of 1 for 20 periods at 6% .312
Present value of annuity for 10 periods at 10% 6.145
Present value of annuity for 10 periods at 12% 5.650
Present value of annuity for 20 periods at 5% 12.462
Present value of annuity for 20 periods at 6% 11.470
Instructions:
- find out the issue price of the bonds.
- Without prejudice to your solution in Part (a), assume that the issue price was $884,000. Prepare the amortization table for 2011, assuming that amortization is recorded on interest payment dates.