The effect of tax rate on WACC Equity Lighting Corp. wishes to explore the effect on its cost of capital of the rate at which the company pays taxes. The firm wishes to maintain a capital structure of 30% debt, 10% preferred stock, and 60% common stock. The cost of financing with retained earnings is 14%, the cost of preferred stock financing is 9%, and the before-tax cost of debt financing is 11%. Calculate the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) given the tax rate assumptions in parts a to c.
a. Tax rate 40%
b. Tax rate 35%
c. Tax rate 25%
d. Describe the relationship between changes in the rate of taxation and the weighted average cost of capital.
assignmentNov 30 2019
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