Roth Inc. has a deferred tax liability of $68,000 at the beginning of 2015.

Roth Inc. has a deferred tax liability of $68,000 at the beginning of 2015..

Roth Inc. has a deferred tax liability of $68,000 at the beginning of 2015. At the end of 2015, it reports accounts receivable on the books at $90,000 and the tax basis at zero (its only temporary difference). If the enacted tax rate is 34% for all periods, and income taxes payable for the period is $230,000, determine the amount of total income tax expense to report for 2015. Please explain your answer.

Roth Inc. has a deferred tax liability of $68,000 at the beginning of 2015.