Question: Weber Company issued five year 10 bonds on January 2 2011

Weber Company issued five-year, 10% bonds on January 2, 2011, for 105. Par value is $850,000. Interest is paid semiannually on June 30 and December 31. Weber Company is a 90%-owned subsidiary of Fairfield Company. On December 31, 2011, Fairfield Company purchased $510,000 of Weber Company's par value bonds at 90 after the semiannual interest payment had been made. Weber Company declared dividends of $60,000 in 2011 and $80,000 in 2012. Both companies use the straight-line method to amortize bond discount and premium.

A. Compute the total gain or loss on the constructive retirement of the debt.
B. Allocate the total gain or loss between Weber Company and Fairfield Company.
C. Prepare the book entries related to the bonds made by the individual companies in 2012.
D. Assume that the two companies reported net income as follows:

Compute controlling interest in consolidated net income and the noncontrolling interest in consolidated income for 2011 and2012.

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