Stellar Corporation purchased bonds of its subsidiary from a nonaffiliate during 20X6. Although Stellar purchased the bonds at par value, a loss on bond retirement is reported in the 20X6 consolidated income statement as a result of the purchase.

a. Were the bonds originally sold by the subsidiary at a premium or a discount? Explain.
b. Will the annual interest payments Stellar receives more or less than the interest expense the subsidiary records each period? Explain.
c. As a result of the entry recorded at December 31, 20X7, to eliminate the effects of the intercompany bond holding, will consolidated net income be increased or decreased? Explain.

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