Attached is the file for your bond problem. Your group must use the following for the bond problem.
In addition, using the general ledger software as described in the project instructions, your group must prepare P16-2A. Follow all instructions and answer all questions. In addition, you MUST provide a one page write up analyzing the resulting financial statement that the problem asks for. Be sure to discuss at least 4 of the ratios in Chapter 18 in your analysis.
You have been asked by the handsome CFO of Browning Teaching Charity to explain the financial statement effects of amortizing premiums and discounts on bonds using the effective interest method of amortization instead of the straight-line method. Draft a memorandum to respond to Mr. Browning's request. Include in the memorandum a discussion of which method is in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and appropriate financial statement presentation. You should utilize at least one authoritative accounting prounouncement found in the FASB codification.