posted by Shawn .
Avicorp has a $14.3 million debt issue outstanding with a 6.1% coupon rate. The debt has semi-annual coupons. The next coupon is due in six months and the debt matures in five years it is currently priced at 95% of par value
a) What is Avicorp's pre-tax cost of debt? Note: compute the effective annual return
b)If Avicorp faces a 40% tax rate, what is its after-tax cost of debt?