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Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN)

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Analysis of Income Taxes

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Income Tax Expense (Benefit)

Accenture PLC, income tax expense (benefit), continuing operations

US$ in thousands

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U.S. federal
U.S. state and local
Non-U.S.
Current tax expense
U.S. federal
U.S. state and local
Non-U.S.
Deferred tax expense (benefit)
Income tax expense

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

Item Description The company
Current tax expense Amount of current income tax expense (benefit) pertaining to taxable income (loss) from continuing operations. Accenture PLC’s current tax expense increased from 2018 to 2019 but then decreased significantly from 2019 to 2020.
Deferred tax expense (benefit) Amount of deferred income tax expense (benefit) pertaining to income (loss) from continuing operations. Accenture PLC’s deferred tax expense (benefit) decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.
Income tax expense Amount of current income tax expense (benefit) and deferred income tax expense (benefit) pertaining to continuing operations. Accenture PLC’s income tax expense decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 not reaching 2018 level.

Effective Income Tax Rate (EITR)

Accenture PLC, effective income tax rate (EITR) reconciliation

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U.S. federal statutory income tax rate
U.S. state and local taxes, net
Non-U.S. operations taxed at other rates
Final determinations
Other net activity in unrecognized tax benefits
Divestitures
Excess tax benefits from share based payments
Other, net
Effective income tax rate, before changes in tax laws and rates
Changes in tax laws and rates
Effective income tax rate

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

Item Description The company
Effective income tax rate, before changes in tax laws and rates Percentage of current income tax expense (benefit) and deferred income tax expense (benefit) pertaining to continuing operations. Accenture PLC’s effective income tax rate, before changes in tax laws and rates decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then increased from 2019 to 2020 exceeding 2018 level.

Components of Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities

Accenture PLC, components of deferred tax assets and liabilities

US$ in thousands

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Pensions
Revenue recognition
Compensation and benefits
Share-based compensation
Tax credit carryforwards
Net operating loss carryforwards
Deferred amortization deductions
Indirect effects of unrecognized tax benefits
Licenses and other intangibles
Leases
Other
Deferred tax assets
Valuation allowance
Deferred tax assets, net of valuation allowance
Revenue recognition
Investments in subsidiaries
Intangibles
Leases
Other
Deferred tax liabilities
Net deferred tax assets (liabilities)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

Item Description The company
Deferred tax assets Amount before allocation of valuation allowances of deferred tax asset attributable to deductible temporary differences and carryforwards. Accenture PLC’s deferred tax assets increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Deferred tax assets, net of valuation allowance Amount after allocation of valuation allowances of deferred tax asset attributable to deductible temporary differences and carryforwards. Accenture PLC’s deferred tax assets, net of valuation allowance increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Net deferred tax assets (liabilities) Amount, after allocation of valuation allowances and deferred tax liability, of deferred tax asset attributable to deductible differences and carryforwards, without jurisdictional netting. Accenture PLC’s net deferred tax assets (liabilities) increased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly decreased from 2019 to 2020.

Deferred Tax Assets and Liabilities, Classification

Accenture PLC, deferred tax assets and liabilities, classification

US$ in thousands

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Current deferred tax assets
Non-current deferred tax assets
Current deferred tax liabilities
Non-current deferred tax liabilities

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

Item Description The company
Non-current deferred tax assets Amount, after allocation of valuation allowances and deferred tax liability, of deferred tax asset attributable to deductible differences and carryforwards, with jurisdictional netting and classified as noncurrent. Accenture PLC’s non-current deferred tax assets increased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly decreased from 2019 to 2020.
Non-current deferred tax liabilities Amount, after deferred tax asset, of deferred tax liability attributable to taxable differences, with jurisdictional netting and classified as noncurrent. Accenture PLC’s non-current deferred tax liabilities increased from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjustments to Financial Statements: Removal of Deferred Taxes

Accenture PLC, adjustments to financial statements

US$ in thousands

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Adjustment to Current Assets
Current assets (as reported)
Less: Current deferred tax assets, net
Current assets (adjusted)
Adjustment to Total Assets
Total assets (as reported)
Less: Current deferred tax assets, net
Less: Noncurrent deferred tax assets, net
Total assets (adjusted)
Adjustment to Current Liabilities
Current liabilities (as reported)
Less: Current deferred tax liabilities, net
Current liabilities (adjusted)
Adjustment to Total Liabilities
Total liabilities (as reported)
Less: Current deferred tax liabilities, net
Less: Noncurrent deferred tax liabilities, net
Total liabilities (adjusted)
Adjustment to Total Accenture Plc Shareholders’ Equity
Total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity (as reported)
Less: Net deferred tax assets (liabilities)
Total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity (adjusted)
Adjustment to Net Income Attributable To Accenture Plc
Net income attributable to Accenture plc (as reported)
Add: Deferred income tax expense (benefit)
Net income attributable to Accenture plc (adjusted)

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).


Accenture PLC, Financial Data: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Financial Ratios: Removal of Deferred Taxes (Summary)

Accenture PLC, adjusted financial ratios

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Current Ratio
Reported current ratio
Adjusted current ratio
Net Profit Margin
Reported net profit margin
Adjusted net profit margin
Total Asset Turnover
Reported total asset turnover
Adjusted total asset turnover
Financial Leverage
Reported financial leverage
Adjusted financial leverage
Return on Equity (ROE)
Reported ROE
Adjusted ROE
Return on Assets (ROA)
Reported ROA
Adjusted ROA

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

Financial ratio Description The company
Adjusted current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as adjusted current assets divided by adjusted current liabilities. Accenture PLC’s adjusted current ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by total revenue. Accenture PLC’s adjusted net profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. Accenture PLC’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
Accenture PLC’s adjusted financial leverage ratio decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly increased from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. Accenture PLC’s adjusted ROE deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted total assets. Accenture PLC’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Accenture PLC, Financial Ratios: Reported vs. Adjusted


Adjusted Current Ratio

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Current assets
Current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Current ratio1
Adjusted for Deferred Taxes
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Adjusted current assets
Adjusted current liabilities
Liquidity Ratio
Adjusted current ratio2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

2020 Calculations

1 Current ratio = Current assets ÷ Current liabilities
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted current ratio = Adjusted current assets ÷ Adjusted current liabilities
= ÷ =

Liquidity ratio Description The company
Adjusted current ratio A liquidity ratio calculated as adjusted current assets divided by adjusted current liabilities. Accenture PLC’s adjusted current ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Net Profit Margin

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Net income attributable to Accenture plc
Revenues
Profitability Ratio
Net profit margin1
Adjusted for Deferred Taxes
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Adjusted net income attributable to Accenture plc
Revenues
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted net profit margin2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

2020 Calculations

1 Net profit margin = 100 × Net income attributable to Accenture plc ÷ Revenues
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted net profit margin = 100 × Adjusted net income attributable to Accenture plc ÷ Revenues
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted net profit margin An indicator of profitability, calculated as adjusted net income divided by total revenue. Accenture PLC’s adjusted net profit margin ratio improved from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Total Asset Turnover

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Revenues
Total assets
Activity Ratio
Total asset turnover1
Adjusted for Deferred Taxes
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Revenues
Adjusted total assets
Activity Ratio
Adjusted total asset turnover2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

2020 Calculations

1 Total asset turnover = Revenues ÷ Total assets
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted total asset turnover = Revenues ÷ Adjusted total assets
= ÷ =

Activity ratio Description The company
Adjusted total asset turnover An activity ratio calculated as total revenue divided by adjusted total assets. Accenture PLC’s adjusted total asset turnover ratio deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Financial Leverage

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Total assets
Total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Financial leverage1
Adjusted for Deferred Taxes
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Adjusted total assets
Adjusted total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity
Solvency Ratio
Adjusted financial leverage2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

2020 Calculations

1 Financial leverage = Total assets ÷ Total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

2 Adjusted financial leverage = Adjusted total assets ÷ Adjusted total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity
= ÷ =

Solvency ratio Description The company
Adjusted financial leverage A measure of financial leverage calculated as adjusted total assets divided by adjusted total equity.
Financial leverage is the extent to which a company can effect, through the use of debt, a proportional change in the return on common equity that is greater than a given proportional change in operating income.
Accenture PLC’s adjusted financial leverage ratio decreased from 2018 to 2019 but then slightly increased from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Return on Equity (ROE)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Net income attributable to Accenture plc
Total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
ROE1
Adjusted for Deferred Taxes
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Adjusted net income attributable to Accenture plc
Adjusted total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROE2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

2020 Calculations

1 ROE = 100 × Net income attributable to Accenture plc ÷ Total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROE = 100 × Adjusted net income attributable to Accenture plc ÷ Adjusted total Accenture plc shareholders’ equity
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROE A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted shareholders’ equity. Accenture PLC’s adjusted ROE deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.

Adjusted Return on Assets (ROA)

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As Reported
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Net income attributable to Accenture plc
Total assets
Profitability Ratio
ROA1
Adjusted for Deferred Taxes
Selected Financial Data (US$ in thousands)
Adjusted net income attributable to Accenture plc
Adjusted total assets
Profitability Ratio
Adjusted ROA2

Based on: 10-K (filing date: 2020-10-22), 10-K (filing date: 2019-10-29), 10-K (filing date: 2018-10-24), 10-K (filing date: 2017-10-26), 10-K (filing date: 2016-10-28), 10-K (filing date: 2015-10-30).

2020 Calculations

1 ROA = 100 × Net income attributable to Accenture plc ÷ Total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

2 Adjusted ROA = 100 × Adjusted net income attributable to Accenture plc ÷ Adjusted total assets
= 100 × ÷ =

Profitability ratio Description The company
Adjusted ROA A profitability ratio calculated as adjusted net income divided by adjusted total assets. Accenture PLC’s adjusted ROA deteriorated from 2018 to 2019 and from 2019 to 2020.