Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Income Taxes

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Income Taxes
6 Months Ended
Feb. 28, 2018
Notes to Financial Statements  
Note 7: Income Taxes

The Company accounts for income taxes pursuant to Financial Accounting Standards Board (“FASB”) Accounting Standards Codification (“ASC”) 740, “Income Taxes.” Under FASB ASC 740 deferred income taxes are provided on a liability-method, whereby deferred tax assets are recognized for deductible temporary differences and operating loss carryforwards and deferred tax liabilities are recognized for taxable temporary differences Temporary differences are the differences between the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and their tax bases. Deferred tax assets are reduced by a valuation allowance when, in the opinion of management, it is more likely than not that some portion or all of the deferred tax assets will not be realized. The provision for income taxes represents the tax expense for the period, if any, and the change during the period in deferred tax assets and liabilities. Deferred tax assets and liabilities are adjusted for the effects of changes in tax laws and rates on the date of enactment.

 

FASB ASC 740 also provides criteria for the recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure of uncertain tax positions. Under FASB ASC 740, the impact of an uncertain tax position on the income tax return may only be recognized at the largest amount that is more-likely-than-not to be sustained upon audit by the relevant taxing authority. 

 

On December 22, 2017, the President signed into legislation the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the Act), The Act changes existing U.S. tax law and includes numerous provisions that will affect our business, including our income tax accounting, disclosure and tax compliance. The most impactful changes within the Act are those that will reduce the U.S. corporate tax rates, business-related exclusions and deductions and credits. ASC 740, “Income Taxes” (Topic 740), requires the effects of changes in tax rates and laws on deferred tax balances to be recognized in the period in which the legislation is enacted. Consequently, as of the date of enactment, and during the three months ended February 28, 2018, the Company valued all deferred tax assets and liabilities at the newly enacted Corporate U.S income tax rate. The Company has had losses and has a full valuation allowance on its deferred tax assets.