A company is considering investing in a piece of machinery which will cost $550,000. It will provide an additional $160,000 in sales each year and its annual operating expenses are expected to be $52,000. The machine will be depreciated on a straight-line basis over a 10-year life with no estimated salvage value. The company has a 40% tax rate. What is the annual operating cash flow? $64,800 $96,000 $86,800 $118,000 Some other answers Solution Answer is $86,800. Calculations given below: First we will calculate profit after tax (PAT) and then add back non cash expenses that is depreciation etc to get operating cash flow for an year: Now, we calculate operating cash as below: .