Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250



Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250
Textbook Problem

AFTER-TAX SALVAGE VALUE Karsted Air Services is now in the final year of a project. The equipment originally cost $29 million, of which 75% has been depredated. Karsted can sell the used equipment today for $8 million, and its tax rate is 35%. What is the equipment's after-tax salvage value?

Summary Introduction

To compute: The after tax salvages value of equipment.


Salvage Value:

Salvage value is the resale value that is estimated by the management as the amount to be realized at the end of useful life of an asset. While calculating the depreciation of a project, this is important variant in the calculation.


Given information:

Original cost of equipment is $29 million.

75% of the value is depreciated.

Market value is $8 million.

Tax rate is 35%.

Book value is $7.25 million (working note).

Formula to calculate after tax salvage value is,

After tax salvage value=[Book value of equipment+[(Market valueBook value)×(1Tax rate)]]

Substitute $7.25 million for book value, $8 million for market value and 35% for tax rate.

After tax salvage value={$7.25million+[($8million$7.25million)×(10

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