Constant Yield Method
The constant yield amount is calculated by multiplying the adjusted basis by the yield at issuance and then subtracting the coupon interest. This method is also known as the effective or scientific method of amortization. The decision to use the constant yield method is irreversible, and is similar to the method the IRS prescribes to computer taxable original issue discount as outlined in IRS Publication 1212.
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