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Capital budgeting

Superior Manufacturers is considering a 3-year project with an initial cost of $846,000. The project will not directly produce any sales but will reduce operating costs by $295,000 a year. The equipment is depreciated straight-line to a zero book value over the life of the project. At the end of the project the equipment will be sold for an estimated $30,000. The tax rate is 34 percent. The project will require $31,000 in extra inventory for spare parts and accessories. Should this project be implemented if Superior Manufacturing requires an 8 percent rate of return? Why or why not? 

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