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In the next tw elve m onths, it is reasonably p ossible that ou r unrecognized tax benefits cou ld change d u e to
p aym ents for or resolu tion of open tax m atters for p ost2002 years. These resolutions and p aym ents w ould red u ce our
u nrecognized tax benefits by $109 m illion.
In fiscal 2009, incom e tax benefits attributable to equ itybased com p ensation transactions w ere less than the
am ou nts record ed based on grant d ate fair valu e. Accordingly, a shortfall of $26 m illion w as charged to shareholders’
equity. In fiscal years 2008 and 2007, incom e tax benefits attribu table to equ itybased com p ensation transactions
exceed ed am ou nts recorded at grant d ate and accord ingly w ere cred ited to sharehold ers’ equity and totaled $45
m illion and $123 m illion, resp ectively .
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