A few years ago, Brown Corp. purchased equipment for $20,000,000. Western uses straight-line depreciation for financial reporting and MACRS for tax…

A few years ago, Brown Corp. purchased equipment for $20,000,000. Western uses straight-line depreciation for financial reporting and MACRS for tax purposes. At December 31, 2008, the carrying value of the equipment was $18,000,000 and its tax basis was $15,000,000. At December 31, 2009, the carrying value of the equipment was $16,000,000 and the tax basis was $11,000,000. There were no other temporary differences and no permanent differences. Pretax accounting income for the current year was $25,000,000. A tax rate of 35% applies to all years. Required: Prepare one journal entry to record Brown’s income tax expense for the current year. Show well-labeled computations for the income tax payable and the change in the deferred tax account.

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