…..One year ago, your company purchased a machine used in manufacturing for $95,000. You have learned that a new machine is available that offers many advantages and that you can purchase it for $140,000 today. The CCA rate applicable to both machines is 20%; neither machine will have any long-term salvage value. You expect that the new machine will produce earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) of $45,000 per year for the next 10 years. The current machine is expected to produce EBITDA of $25,000 per year. All other expenses of the two machines are identical. The market value today of the current machine is $50,000. Your company’s tax rate is 35%, and the opportunity cost of capital for this type of equipment is 10%. Should your company replace its year-old machine? What is the NPV of replacement? The NPV of replacement is $.
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