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Advance, Inc: Calculate the cost of debt, pretax and aftertax

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Calculate the Cost of Debt for Advance, Inc. The firm has a debt issue outstanding with 12 years to maturity that is quoted at 105 percent of face value. The issue makes semi-annual payments and has a coupon rate of 8 percent annually.

What is Advance's pretax cost of debt? If the tax rate is 35 percent, what is the aftertax cost of debt?

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"Calculating Cost of Debt Advance, Inc., is trying to determine its cost of debt. The firm has a debt issue outstanding with 12 years to maturity that is quoted at 105 percent of face value. The issue makes ...

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The solution calculates the cost of debt for Advance, Inc.

$2.19