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Question RC;Two replacement machines are described below to replace a current one that has no salvage value. The current machine must be replaced and the replacement will not have any effect on quantity produced or sold, revenue, or S.G.& A. (except depreciation). The cost of the replacement machine will be depreciated using 5-year MACRS. The project evaluation time span should be 6 years.;Machine A, while less expensive, only has a life span of 3 years Therefore it will have to be replaced at the end of year 3. Therefore its investment will be incurred both in year 0 and in year 3. Its salvage value will be received when replaced.;Machine B is more expensive but will last 6 years and has a lower annual operating costs.;All cost information is listed below. Performa a financial analysis to compare the alternatives.;Data block;MARR= 13.00%;Income Tax rate 18.00%;Capital Gains rate 15.00%;Time span 6 years;Machine A B;Purchase Cost $70,000 $150,000;Salvage Value $5,000 $30,000;Annual COGS $8,500 $5,000;5-year MACRS Year 1 2 3 4 5 6;Percentage 20% 32% 19.20% 11.52% 11.52% 5.76%

 

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