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Uncertain Tax Position At the end of the current year, Boyd Company claims a $200,000 tax credit on its income tax return. Boyd is uncertain whether the IRS will accept this credit. It studies the IRS regulations and determines that it is more likely than not that the IRS will accept all or some of this tax credit. Based on this research, Boyd estimates the following probability distribution of possible outcomes:

Chapter 18, Problem 21E, Uncertain Tax Position At the end of the current year, Boyd Company claims a 200,000 tax credit on

Required:

For the current year, determine (1) the amount that Boyd will recognize as a current tax benefit and (2) the amount that it will record as the unrecognized tax benefit.

(1)

To determine

Compute the amount that would be reported as current tax benefit by Company B.

Explanation

Since, $150,000 is the largest dollar amount that is above the cumulative 50% probability threshold, Company B would recognize a current tax benefit o...

(2)

To determine

Compute the amount that would be reported as unrecognized tax benefit by Company B.

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