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Catalina Tooling Company is considering replacing a machine that has been used in its factory for two years. Relevant data associated with the operations of the old machine and the new machine, neither of which has any estimated residual value, are as follows:
Old Machine
Cost of machine, 10-year life .......... $75,000
Annual depreciation (straight-line) .......... 7,500
Annual manufacturing costs, excluding depreciation . 33,150
Annual nonmanufacturing operating expenses ..... 10,000
Annual revenue ................. 60,000
Current estimated selling price of the machine ... 24,000
New Machine
Cost of machine, eight-year life .......... $90,000
Annual depreciation (straight-line) ........ 11,250
Estimated annual manufacturing costs,
exclusive of depreciation ............. 18,200
Annual nonmanufacturing operating expenses .... 10,000

Annual nonmanufacturing operating expenses and revenue are not expected to be affected by purchase of the new machine.

Instructions
1. Prepare a differential analysis report as of October 14, 2012, comparing operations utilizing the new machine with operations using the present equipment.
The analysis should indicate the differential income that would result over the eight-year period if the new machine is acquired.
2. List other factors that should be considered before a final decision is reached.



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