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
Feb. 02, 2019
Feb. 03, 2018
Deferred tax assets:    
Post employment and postretirement benefits $ 208 $ 188
Accrued liabilities accounted for on a cash basis for tax purposes 222 218
Long-term debt 18 25
Unrecognized state tax benefits and accrued interest 39 39
State operating loss and credit carryforwards 103 101
Other 154 158
Valuation allowance (75) (65)
Total deferred tax assets 669 664
Deferred tax liabilities:    
Excess of book basis over tax basis of property and equipment (987) (923)
Merchandise inventories (398) (389)
Intangible assets (308) (276)
Other (214) (224)
Total deferred tax liabilities (1,907) (1,812)
Net deferred tax liability $ (1,238) $ (1,148)