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• Catherine Duffy: Welcome back. Let's wrap up this question on loss carrybacks and loss

• carryforwards. Here's the values that we've calculated for the loss carrybacks. This is

• the portion that we're going to ask for a refund back. This is not an expense. This

• is a benefit, a credit, to the income tax income statement account. It's a benefit,

• as well as the deferred tax asset that we set up will result in a deferred tax benefit

• of \$8,400. Here's the 2 numbers related to 2017. Then, we'll move on and we'll do the

• accounting for the tax year of 2018. In 2018, we'll make the assumption that at the end

• of 2018 we calculated a taxable income of \$20,000. Now, we need to go and calculate

• that current tax and deferred tax situation, but knowing that we had some loss carryforwards

• left over from 2017 to affect this year's calculation of taxes.

• Now, we've fast forwarded a year and we're in 2018. We're doing the calculation of the

• current and the deferred tax for 2018. In 2018, I gave you the fact that we experienced

• a taxable income that year of \$20,000. The first thing we want to do with that taxable

• income ... We don't want to pay taxes on that yet. We want to check to our tax return and

• say, "Hey. Do we have any loss carryforwards?" It turns out that we do. We're going to apply

• the loss carryforward that we had at the end of last year. It was a \$50,000 loss carryforward.

• We don't need the whole thing. We only apply \$20,000 to 2018. We'll have no current tax

• owing for this year. However, we've used up \$20,000 of our loss carryforward of the total

• \$50,000, if you remember, from 2017 loss carryforward.

• Then, when we go do our deferred tax calculation, we're going to look at that loss carryforward

• that we have of \$50,000, but we used in 2018, \$20,000 of it. We now only have \$30,000 remaining,

• so the remaining loss carryforward. Then, you have to ask the same question you did

• in 2017. Do I think I can earn taxable income of \$30,000 in the next 19 years, because we're

• 1 year forward? In the next 19 years, do I think I can use \$30,000? I'm just going to

• stick with the same assumption we made in 2017. I'm going to assume that 80% we can

• use, and 20% right now we're estimating that we can't use. We'll do our deferred tax calculation

• based on this 80%. The 80%, we have a deferred tax. That works out to \$24,000 loss carryforward

• times the tax rate of 21%. We want a deferred tax asset of \$5,040. That's the deferred tax

• asset we want at the end of 2018. Our unadjusted balance is \$8,400 that we set up as a deferred

• tax asset last year, if you recall.

• Our journal entry to record to deferred tax for this year is we're going to record an

• expense of \$3,360. We're going to take that deferred tax asset account, and we want to

• bring it down from a debit of \$8,400, we want to bring it down to a debit of only \$5,040.

• We're going to credit the deferred tax asset account, and we're going to debit deferred

• tax expense for \$3,360. We've got \$0 current tax expense this year, and we have \$3,360

• of deferred tax expense for this year. Now, we're in 2018 with a \$20,000 taxable income.

• It results in no current tax needing to be recorded because we had a loss carryforward

• at the end of 2017 of \$50,000, which we applied to this taxable income of \$20,000 and resulted

• in we didn't have to pay any tax this year. However, our loss carryforward now at the

• end of 2018 is a smaller number. It's resulting in a smaller deferred tax asset. We had to

• reverse out some of the deferred tax asset that we had, which resulted in a deferred

• tax expense entry here.

• Now, I want to show you just as a wrap-up, a summary of what the journal entries looked

• like for both 2017 for taxes and 2018 tax journal entries. In 2017, the current tax

• entry was a debit to income tax recoverable, or receivable, and a credit to current tax

• benefit on income statement account. \$8,200 was the current tax recoverable, so that's

• a balance sheet account of \$8,200, and the income statement would have a favorable number

• of \$8,200. The deferred tax journal entry, to set up the deferred tax asset for the loss

• carryforward was a debit to the deferred tax asset of \$8,400, and a credit to deferred

• tax benefit of \$8,400. Again, you'll have an asset on your balance sheet of \$8,400.

• It will be a long-term asset following IFRS. These two figures will be favorable numbers

• in your income statement for 2017.

• Then, we moved on to 2018, and we had no current tax owing because we applied that loss carryforward

• to the \$20,000 of taxable income. No current tax owing, so no journal entries required.

• The deferred tax asset that you would set up here of \$8,400, we had to draw it down

• because we have less tax carryforward. We want to draw down that deferred tax asset,

• so you'll credit the deferred tax asset to make it smaller. We'll draw it down by \$3,360,

• and the other side of the entry is a debit to deferred tax expense of \$3,360. That number

• will be on your income statement as an unfavorable value. This number will offset, will be a

• credit to the account of \$8,400. The result will be on your balance sheet. You'll have

• a \$5,040 worth of long-term deferred tax asset. That summarizes the journal entries that we

• created for both fiscal year 2017/2018, applying the loss carryback and loss carryforward rules.

• I hope you enjoyed this video, and found some value to this, and look forward to seeing

• you again soon. Bye for now.

Catherine Duffy: Welcome back. Let's wrap up this question on loss carrybacks and loss

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