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    Briefly explain deferred tax asset, deferred tax liab, NOLs

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    Please explain a loss carryback.

    Briefly explain a deferred tax asset and a deferred tax liability and give an example.

    Briefly explain what a current tax expense is and a deferred tax expense.

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    Please explain a loss carryback.

    A loss carryback occurs because the tax law permits operating losses to be used to reduce taxable income in other profitably years-backwards for two years and forward for up to 20 years. So, if a firm has a loss and the prior two years were profitable, they may apply the current loss to the prior years-essentially amending a prior year tax return and reducing the taxable income to reduce taxes!

    Briefly explain a deferred tax asset and a deferred tax liability and give an example.

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