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Assume that Western Exploration Corp. is considering the acquisition of Ogden Drilling Company. The latter has a $580,000 tax loss carryforward. Projected earnings for the Western Exploration Corp. are as follows:

Before-tax income | $250,000 | $270,000 | $390,000 | $910,000 |

Taxes (35%) | $87,500 | $94,500 | $136,500 | $318,500 |

Income available to stockholders | $162,500 | $175,500 | $253,500 | $591,500 |

- How much will the total taxes of Western Exploration Corp. be
reduced as a result of the tax loss carryforward?
**(Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answer to the nearest whole dollar.)**

- How much will the total income available to stockholders be for
the three years if the acquisition occurs?
**(Do not round intermediate calculations and round your answers to the nearest whole dollar.)**

2011? 2012? 2013?

Answer #1

Assume that Western Exploration Corp. is considering the
acquisition of Ogden Drilling Company. The latter has a $650,000
tax loss carryforward. Projected earnings for the Western
Exploration Corp. are as follows:
2011
2012
2013
Total Values
Before-tax income
$
285,000
$
340,000
$
460,000
$
1,085,000
Taxes (34%)
96,900
115,600
156,400
368,900
Income available to stockholders
$
188,100
$
224,400
$
303,600
$
716,100
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