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v2.4.0.6
Income Taxes (Tables)
12 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2012
Provision for (benefit from) Income Taxes

The provision for (benefit from) income taxes consists of the following:

 

     Years Ended September 30,  
     2010     2011     2012  

Continuing operations

   $ 6,888      $ 8,759      $ 16,674   

Discontinued operations

     1,028        —          —     
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 
   $ 7,916      $ 8,759      $ 16,674   
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 
     Years Ended September 30,  
     2010     2011     2012  

Current

      

Federal

   $ 6,761      $ 5,739      $ 14,472   

State

     (1,745     (661     2,439   
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 
     5,016        5,078        16,911   
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 

Deferred

      

Federal

     4,986        3,101        (670

State

     (2,086     580        433   
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 
     2,900        3,681        (237
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 
   $ 7,916      $ 8,759      $ 16,674   
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 
Components of Deferred Income Tax Assets (Liabilities)

The components of deferred income tax assets (liabilities) are as follows:

 

     September 30,  
     2011     2012  

Deferred income tax assets:

    

State and local net operating loss carryforwards

   $ 2,839      $ 2,321   

Accrued employee benefits

     352        183   

Deferred rent

     2,084        1,896   

Deferred revenue

     303        523   

Allowance for accounts receivable

     615        579   

Other

     752        731   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 
     6,945        6,233   

Less valuation allowance

     (231     (229
  

 

 

   

 

 

 
     6,714        6,004   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Deferred income tax liabilities:

    

Property, plant and equipment

     (4,883     (3,844

Intangible assets

     (1,764     (1,856
  

 

 

   

 

 

 

Net deferred income tax assets

   $ 67      $ 304   
  

 

 

   

 

 

 
Reconciliation of Statutory Federal Income Tax Rate to Effective Income Tax Rate for Income before Cumulative Effect of Change in Accounting Principle

The following table reconciles the statutory federal income tax rate to the Company’s effective income tax rate for income before cumulative effect of change in accounting principle:

 

     Years ended September 30,  
     2010     2011     2012  

Statutory federal income tax rate

     35.0     35.0     35.0

State income taxes, net of federal income tax benefit

     (1.9     0.1        4.5   

Permanent items, principally a domestic production deduction

     (0.5     (1.2     (2.6

Change in valuation allowance

     (8.7     —          —     

Other, net

     —          (0.5 )     (0.3 )
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 

Effective income tax rate

     23.9     33.4     36.6
  

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

 

 
Reconciliation of Beginning and Ending Balances of Total Amounts of Gross Unrecognized Tax Benefits

A reconciliation of the beginning and ending balances of the total amounts of gross unrecognized tax benefits is as follows:

 

Gross unrecognized tax benefits at October 1, 2009

   $ 4,569   

Increases related to current year tax positions

     384   

Reductions related to expiration of statutes of limitations

     (2,111

Reductions related to expiration of net operating loss carryforwards

     (157
  

 

 

 

Gross unrecognized tax benefits at September 30, 2010

     2,685   

Increases related to current year tax positions

     —     

Reductions related to expiration of statutes of limitations

     (1,281
  

 

 

 

Gross unrecognized tax benefits at September 30, 2011

     1,404   

Increases related to current year tax positions

     —     

Reductions related to expiration of statutes of limitations

     (166
  

 

 

 

Gross unrecognized tax benefits at September 30, 2012

   $ 1,238