See attached Excel file.
In the attached problem, the Income tax expense went down significantly when comparing 12/31/07 to 12/31/08, but the effective tax rate went up.
What are some basic areas I can look at to understand the reasoning of this change.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 10:15 pm ad1c9bdddf
The income tax expense for the year 2008 is $34,960 which is less than the the income tax expense of $87,680 in the year 2007. However, the effective interest rate for the year 2008 is 40.2% which is higher than the 33.5% of ...
The answer contains the reason for reduction in income tax expense eventhough there is increase in effective tax rate