|12 Months Ended|
Jan. 02, 2016
|Income Tax Disclosure [Abstract]|
For fiscal year 2015, we recorded an income tax benefit of $1,714. For fiscal year 2014, we recorded an income tax expense of $714. As of January 2, 2016, we maintained a valuation allowance of $597 against our state net operating loss carryforwards, foreign tax credits and capital loss carryforwards and all deferred tax assets in Canada, principally net operating losses. . During the first quarter of 2015, we concluded, based upon the assessment of all available evidence that it was more-likely-than-not that we would not be able to realize the majority of our Canadian deferred tax assets in the future and as a result did not record any tax benefit related to the Canadian loss for the current period.
The provision for (benefit of) income taxes for fiscal years 2015 and 2014 consisted of the following:
A reconciliation of our provision for (benefit of) income taxes with the federal statutory tax rate for fiscal years 2015 and 2014 is shown below:
Income before provision for (benefit of) income taxes and noncontrolling interest was derived from the following sources for fiscal years 2015 and 2014 as shown below:
The components of net deferred tax assets (liabilities) as of January 2, 2016, and January 3, 2015, are as follows:
The deferred tax amounts have been classified in the accompanying consolidated balance sheets as follows:
Future utilization of net operating loss (“NOL”) and tax credit carryforwards is subject to certain limitations under provisions of Section 382 of the Internal Revenue Code. This section relates to a 50 percent change in control over a three-year period. We believe that the issuance of common stock during 1999 resulted in an “ownership change” under Section 382. Accordingly, our ability to utilize NOL and tax credit carryforwards generated prior to February 1999 is limited to approximately $56 per year.
As of January 2, 2016, we had no federal NOL carryforwards not subject to IRC section 382 and a foreign tax credit carryforward of $256. We also had state NOL carryforwards of $8,398. The state NOL carryforwards are available to offset future taxable income or reduce taxes payable through 2030. These state loss carryforwards began expiring in 2011. In Canada, we had federal and provincial NOL carryforwards of $93.
We recognize the financial statement benefit of a tax position only after determining that the relevant tax authority would more-likely-than-not sustain the position. For tax positions meeting the more-likely-than-not threshold, the amount recognized in the financial statements is the largest benefit that has a greater than 50% percent likelihood of being realized upon ultimate settlement with the relevant tax authority. As of January 2, 2016 and January 3, 2015, we did not have any material uncertain tax positions.
It is our practice to recognize interest related to income tax matters as a component of interest expense and penalties as a component of selling, general and administrative expense. As of January 2, 2016 and January 3, 2015, we had an immaterial amount of accrued interest and penalties.
We are subject to income taxes in the U.S. federal jurisdiction, foreign jurisdictions and various state jurisdictions. Tax regulations from each jurisdiction are subject to the interpretation of the related tax laws and regulations and require significant judgment to apply. With few exceptions, we are no longer subject to U.S. federal, foreign, state or local income tax examinations by tax authorities for the years before 2011. We are not currently under examination by any taxing jurisdiction.
We had no significant unrecognized tax benefits as of January 2, 2016, that would reasonably be expected to affect our effective tax rate during the next twelve months.
The entire disclosure for income taxes. Disclosures may include net deferred tax liability or asset recognized in an enterprise's statement of financial position, net change during the year in the total valuation allowance, approximate tax effect of each type of temporary difference and carryforward that gives rise to a significant portion of deferred tax liabilities and deferred tax assets, utilization of a tax carryback, and tax uncertainties information.
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