|3 Months Ended|
Mar. 31, 2020
|Income Taxes [Abstract]|
10. Income Taxes
No provision for federal and state income taxes was required for the three months ended March 31, 2020 and 2019 due to the Company’s operating losses and increased deferred tax asset valuation allowance. At March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, the Company had unused net operating loss carry-forwards of approximately $157,964,000 and $156,586,000 respectively, which portions of expire at various dates beginning in 2021. Some of this amount may be subject to annual limitations under certain provisions of the Internal Revenue Code related to “changes in ownership.”
As of March 31, 2020 and December 31, 2019, the deferred tax assets related to the aforementioned carry-forwards have been fully offset by valuation allowances, because significant utilization of such amounts is not presently expected in the foreseeable future.
Deferred tax assets and valuation allowances consist of:
The Company files income tax returns in the U.S. federal and Maryland state jurisdictions. Tax years for fiscal 2016 through 2019 are open and potentially subject to examination by the federal and Maryland state taxing authorities.
The entire disclosure for income taxes. Disclosures may include net deferred tax liability or asset recognized in an enterprise's statement of financial position, net change during the year in the total valuation allowance, approximate tax effect of each type of temporary difference and carryforward that gives rise to a significant portion of deferred tax liabilities and deferred tax assets, utilization of a tax carryback, and tax uncertainties information.
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