Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Taxes (Tax Effects That Give Rise To Significant Portions Of Deferred Tax Assets And Liabilities) (Details)

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Taxes (Tax Effects That Give Rise To Significant Portions Of Deferred Tax Assets And Liabilities) (Details) - USD ($)
$ in Millions
Jan. 28, 2017
Jan. 30, 2016
Deferred tax assets:    
Post employment and postretirement benefits $ 405 $ 536
Accrued liabilities accounted for on a cash basis for tax purposes 379 340
Long-term debt 63 73
Unrecognized state tax benefits and accrued interest 76 79
State operating loss and credit carryforwards 79 82
Other 347 206
Valuation allowance (36) (27)
Total deferred tax assets 1,313 1,289
Deferred tax liabilities:    
Excess of book basis over tax basis of property and equipment (1,381) (1,485)
Merchandise inventories (604) (606)
Intangible assets (380) (345)
Other (391) (330)
Total deferred tax liabilities (2,756) (2,766)
Net deferred tax liability $ (1,443) $ (1,477)