Your company, Dominant Retailer, Inc., is considering a project whose data are shown below. Revenue and cash operating expenses are expected to be constant over the project's 5 year expected operating life; annual sales revenue is $99,000.00 and cash operating expenses are $49,750.00. The new equipment's cost and depreciable basis is $155,000.00 and it will be depreciated by MACRS as 5 year property. The new equipment replaces older equipment that is fully depreciated but can be sold for $7,000. In addition, the new equipment requires an additional $5,000 of net operating working capital, which can be fully recovered at the end of the project. The new equipment is expected to be sold for $10,750 at the end of the project in year 5. The marginal tax rate is 20.00%. What is the project's Initial Cash Outlay at Year 0? Note: Enter your answer rounded off to two decimal points. Do not enter $ or comma in the answer box. For example, if your answer is $12,300.456 then enter as 12300.46 in the answer box.
Solution:- Given in Question-
Equipment cost = $1,55,000
Net Working capital = $5,000
To Calculate the project's Initial Cash Outlay at Year 0-
Initial Cash Outlay at year 0 = -Equipment Cost - Net operating working capital
Initial Cash Outlay at year 0 = -$1,55,000 - $5,000
Initial Cash Outlay at year 0 = -$1,60,000
The Projects initial cash outlay at year 0 is amounting to -$1,60,000.
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