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After tax salvage value

Marshall-Miller & Company is considering the purchase of a new machine for $50,000, installed. The machine has a tax life of 5 years, and it can be depreciated according to the following rates. The firm expects to operate the machine for 4 years and then to sell it for $12,000. If the marginal tax rate is 40%, what will the after-tax salvage value be when the machine is sold at the end of Year 4?

Year Depreciation Rate
1 0.20
2 0.32
3 0.19
4 0.12
5 0.11
6 0.06

a. $12,600
b. $9,800
c. $13,100
d. $10,600
e. $10,400

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The book value will be the depreciation of the last two years as ...

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The solution explains how to calculate the after tax salvage value.

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