Learning Goal 1
E18–1 Toni’s Typesetters is analyzing a possible merger with Pete’s Print Shop. Toni’s has a tax loss carryforward of $200,000, which it could apply to Pete’s expected earnings before taxes of $100,000 per year for the next 5 years. Using a 21% tax rate, compare the earnings after taxes for Pete’s over the next 5 years both without and with the merger.
Learning Goal 3
E18–2 Cautionary Tales Inc. is considering the acquisition of Danger Corp. at its asking price of $150,000. Cautionary would immediately sell some of Danger’s assets for $15,000 if it makes the acquisition. Danger has a cash balance of $1,500 at the time of the acquisition. If Cautionary believes that ...