The system can be sold today for 200000 it is being

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Unformatted text preview: ng capital. Assume a 40% tax rate on ordinary income and capital gains. a. Calculate the book value of the existing computer system. b. Calculate the after-tax proceeds of its sale for $200,000. c. Calculate the initial investment associated with the replacement project. LG4 8–12 Initial investment—Basic calculation Cushing Corporation is considering the purchase of a new grading machine to replace the existing one. The existing machine was purchased 3 years ago at an installed cost of $20,000; it was being depreciated under MACRS using a 5-year recovery period. (See Table 3.2 on page 100 for the applicable depreciation percentages.) The existing machine is expected to have a usable life of at least 5 more years. The new machine costs $35,000 and requires $5,000 in installation costs; it will be depreciated using a 5-year recovery period under MACRS. The existing machine can currently be sold for $25,000 without incurring any removal or cleanup costs. The firm pays 40% taxes on both...
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