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You are told that one corporation just issued SI00 million of preferred stock and another purchased $100 million of preferred stock as an investment. You are also told that one firm has an effective tax rate of 20%, whereas the other is in the 35% tax bracket Which firm is more likely to have bought the preferred? Explain.

Summary Introduction

To Determine: The firm that is expected to purchased the preferred stock.

Introduction: Preferred stock is a category of corporate shares that are independent from common stock and have particular rights that are not accessible to common shareholders. Furthermore, similar to common stock, preferred stock can be purchased and sold through a merchant.

Explanation

The firm that is expected to purchased the preferred stock is as follows:

In view of the fact that 70% of the preferred dividends that is incurred by a business are not assessable or chargeable, the company with the greater tax...

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