|9 Months Ended|
Oct. 31, 2020
7. INCOME TAXES
Income tax expense increased $20.0 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 to $28.3 million compared to the same period in the prior year primarily due to an increase in operating income. Income tax expense decreased $9.8 million for the first nine months of fiscal 2020 to $18.8 million compared to the same period in the prior year primarily due to a decrease in operating income, partially offset by a tax benefit associated with a state income tax settlement in fiscal 2019.
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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