You Are Evaluating A Proposal To Buy A New Machine.

You are evaluating a proposal to buy a new machine. The base price is $108,000, and shipping and installation costs would add another $12,500. The machine is depreciated using prime cost method (3 years useful life), and it would be sold after 3 years for $60,000. The machine would require a $5,500 increase in net operating working capital (in year 0) and this will be returned at the end of year 3. The pre-tax labour costs would decline by $44,000 per year. The marginal tax rate is 35% and the WACC is 12%. i. What are the project’s annual cash flows during years 0, 1, 2 and 3?ii. Calculate NPV (6 marks) and advise whether this project should be accepted based on its NPV

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