Chapter 11 Project Cash Flow Text Probs and Solns - Chapter 11 Cash Flows and Capital Budgeting Self Study Problems 11.2 In calculating the NPV of a

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1 Chapter 11 Cash Flows and Capital Budgeting Self Study Problems 11.2 In calculating the NPV of a project, should we use all of the after-tax cash flows associated with the project, or incremental after-tax cash flows from the project? Why? Solution: We should use incremental cash flows of the project. Incremental cash flows reflect the amount by which the firm’s total cash flows will change if the project is adopted. In other words, incremental cash flows represent the net difference in cash revenues, costs, and investment outlays (in net working capital and capital expenditures) at the firm level with and without the project, which is precisely what the stockholders care about. 11.3 You are considering opening another restaurant in the TexasBurgers chain. The new restaurant will have annual revenue of \$300,000 and operating expenses of \$150,000. The annual depreciation and amortization for the assets used in the restaurant will equal \$50,000. An annual capital expenditure of \$10,000 will be required to offset wear-and-tear on the assets used in the restaurant, but no additions to working capital will be required. The marginal tax rate will be 40 percent. Calculate the incremental annual free cash flow for the project Solution: The incremental annual free cash flow is calculated as: