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Adobe Systems Inc (NAS:ADBE)
Tax Expanse
$88 Mil (TTM As of Nov. 2014)

Adobe Systems Inc's tax expense for the three months ended in Nov. 2014 was $19 Mil. Its tax expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was $88 Mil.


Definition

Tax paid by the company. It is computed in by multiplying the income before tax number, as reported to shareholders, by the appropriate tax rate. In reality, the computation is typically considerably more complex due to things such as expenses considered not deductible by taxing authorities ("add backs"), the range of tax rates applicable to various levels of income, different tax rates in different jurisdictions, multiple layers of tax on income, and other issues.

Adobe Systems Inc Tax Expense for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Nov. 2014 was 17.846 (Feb. 2014 ) + 32.744 (May. 2014 ) + 18.252 (Aug. 2014 ) + 19.483 (Nov. 2014 ) = $88 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.


Explanation

In the long run, income before tax and taxable income will likely be more similar than they are in any given period. If the one is less in earlier years, then it will be greater in later years. Deferred taxes will reverse themselves in the long run and in total will zero out, unless there is something like a change in tax rates in the intervening period. A deferred tax payable results from a tax break in the early years and will reverse itself in later years; a deferred tax receivable results from more taxes being paid in early years than the tax expense reported to shareholders and will again reverse itself in later years. The deferred tax amount is computed by estimating the amount and the timing of the reversal and multiplying that by the appropriate tax rates.


Related Terms

Net Income


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Adobe Systems Inc Annual Data

Nov05Nov06Nov07Nov08Nov09Nov10Nov11Nov12Nov13Nov14
tax 1631742232073151682022866688

Adobe Systems Inc Quarterly Data

Aug12Nov12Feb13May13Aug13Nov13Feb14May14Aug14Nov14
tax 62681815102318331819
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