Nixon Company’s 10% bonds payable had a carrying value of $570,000

Question
  1. Nixon Company’s 10% bonds payable had a carrying value of $570,000 on December 31, 2016. The bonds,which had a face value of $600,000, were issued at a discount to yield 12%. The effective interest method isused to amortize the bond discount and interest is paid on January 1 and July 1 of each year. On July 2, 2017,Nixon retired the bonds at 102. The interest payment on July 1, 2017, was made as scheduled. What is the lossthat Nixon should record on the early retirement of the bonds? Ignore taxes.
    a. $12,000 c. $33,600
    b. $37,800 d. $42,000

Nixon Company’s 10% bonds payable had a carrying value of $570,000