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With the adoption of ASU 2016-01, the unrealized (gains) losses on our equity investments are reclassified to retained earnings (see Note 1).
Includes the costs of certain programming rights, primarily sports, for which payments have been made prior to the related rights being received.
At our discretion, certain postretirement benefits may be paid from AT&T cash accounts, which does not reduce Voluntary Employee Benefit Association (VEBA) assets. Future benefit payments may be made from VEBA trusts and thus reduce those asset balances.
Funded status is not indicative of our ability to pay ongoing pension benefits or of our obligation to fund retirement trusts. Required pension funding is determined in accordance with the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA) and applicable regulations.
Weighted-average discount rate for pension benefits in effect from January 1, 2019 through March 31, 2019 was 4.60% for service cost and 4.20% for interest cost, from April 1, 2019 through June 30, 2019 was 4.30% for service cost and 3.70% for interest cost, from July 1, 2019
Weighted-average discount rate for postretirement benefits in effect from January 1, 2019 through October 1, 2019 was 4.70% for service cost and 4.00% for interest cost, and, from October 2, 2019 through December 31, 2019 was 3.40% for service cost and 2.70% for interest cost.
(a) Includes amounts previously written off which were credited directly to this account when recovered. Excludes direct charges and credits to expense for nontrade receivables in the consolidated statements of income.
Does not include $5,967, and $7,826 of acquired film and television library intangible assets as of December 31, 2019, and 2018, respectively, which are included in “Other Intangible Assets – Net” on our consolidated balance sheet.
Quarterly earnings per share impacts may not add to full-year earnings per share impacts due to the difference in weighted-average common shares for the quarters versus the weighted-average common shares for the year.
The amortization of prior service credits associated with postretirement benefits is included in Other income (expense) in the consolidated statements of income (see Note 15).
With the adoption of ASU 2018-02, the stranded tax effects resulting from the application of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act are reclassified to retained earnings (see Note 1).
With the adoption of ASU 2016-01, the unrealized (gains) losses on our equity investments are reclassified to retained earnings (see Note 1).
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FORM 10-K

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

(Mark One)

 

ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

 

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019

 

 

OR

 

 

 

 

TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)

OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

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