Which device should the hospital choose if the after-tax market-based MARR is 8% per year

A hospital is considering to purchase one of two different medical devices to perform a specific tas Show more A hospital is considering to purchase one of two different medical devices to perform a specific task. Both devices will perform an accurate analysis. Device A costs $170000 initially whereas device B (the deluxe model) costs $180000. It has been estimated that the cost of maintenance will be $7800 for device A and $4500 for device B in the first year. Management expects these costs to increase 15% per year. The hospital uses a six-year study period and its effective income tax rate is 50%. Both devices qualify as five-year MACRS (GDS) property. Which device should the hospital choose if the after-tax market-based MARR is 8% per year ( Show less

A hospital is considering to purchase one of two different medical devices to perform a specific tas Show more A hospital is considering to purchase one of two different medical devices to perform a specific task. Both devices will perform an accurate analysis. Device A costs $170000 initially whereas device B (the deluxe model) costs $180000. It has been estimated that the cost of maintenance will be $7800 for device A and $4500 for device B in the first year. Management expects these costs to increase 15% per year. The hospital uses a six-year study period and its effective income tax rate is 50%. Both devices qualify as five-year MACRS (GDS) property. Which device should the hospital choose if the after-tax market-based MARR is 8% per year ( Show less

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