Clemson Software is considering a latest project whose data are given below. The needed equipment has a 3-year tax life, after which it will be worthless,and it will be depreciated by the straight-line method over 3 years. Revenues and other operating costs are accepted to be constant over the project's 3-year life. What is the project's Year 1 cash flow?
Equipment cost (depreciable basis) $65,000
Straight-line depreciation rate 33.333%
Sales revenues, each year $60,000
Operating costs (excl. deprec.) $25,000
Tax rate 35.0%