Taylor United is considering overhauling its equipment to meet increased demand for its product. The cost of the equipment overhaul is $3.8 million plus $200,000 in installation costs. The firm will depreciate the equipment modifications under MACRS using a 5-year recovery period. Additional sales revenue from the overhaul should amount to $2.2 million per year, and additional operating expenses and other costs (excluding depreciation) will amount to 35 % of the additional sales. The firm has an ordinary tax rate of 40 %. Answer the following questions about Taylor United for each of the next six years.
a. What additional earnings, before depreciation and taxes, will result from the overhaul?
b. What additional earnings after taxes will result from the overhaul?
c. What incremental operating cash flows will result from the overhaul?

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