This account measures the amount of taxes paid on temporary differences when they reverse. In periods where book income exceeds taxable income, the deferred provision is positive. In periods where taxable income exceeds book income, the deferred provision is negative. In historical periods, enter a currency amount. In forecast periods, enter the tax rate in effect when the temporary differences are scheduled to reverse. Generally, this is the same rate as in v1610 unless a new rate is enacted but is not yet effective.