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Montevallo Corporation leased equipment from Folio Company. The lease term is 10 years, requires payments of $25,000 at the end of each year, and contains a bargain purchase option. At the end of the lease, Montevallo has an option to pay $4,000 (which is significantly less than the estimated fair value at that time) to purchase the equipment. The equipment has a fair value at the inception of the lease of $175,000 and an estimated useful life of 20 years. The lease agreement stipulates that Folio receive a rate of return of 8% each year. Montevallo’s incremental borrowing rate is 10% each year. Calculate the present value of the lease payments.

To determine

Compute the present value of the lease payment.

Explanation

Lease: Lease is a contractual agreement whereby the right to use an asset for a particular period of time is provided by the owner of the asset to the user of the asset. The owner, who possesses the asset, is termed as ‘Lessor’ and user, to whom the right is transferred to, is termed as ‘Lessee’.

Compute the present value of the lease payment:

ParticularsAmount ($)
Present value of the annual payments discounted at 8% for 10 years ($25,000×6

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