Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities

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Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities
12 Months Ended
Jan. 30, 2016
Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities, Current [Abstract]  
Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities
Accounts Payable and Accrued Liabilities
 
 
January 30,
2016
 
January 31,
2015
 
(millions)
Accounts payable
$
814

 
$
833

Gift cards and customer rewards
920

 
907

Current portion of post employment and postretirement benefits
257

 
190

Taxes other than income taxes
184

 
187

Lease related liabilities
165

 
155

Accrued wages and vacation
153

 
193

Current portion of workers’ compensation and general liability reserves
127

 
128

Severance and relocation
123

 
46

Allowance for future sales returns
112

 
93

Accrued interest
88

 
93

Other
390

 
284

 
$
3,333

 
$
3,109



Adjustments to the allowance for future sales returns, which amounted to charges of $19 million, $8 million and $4 million for 2015, 2014 and 2013, respectively, are reflected in cost of sales.
Changes in workers’ compensation and general liability reserves, including the current portion, are as follows:
 
 
2015
 
2014
 
2013
 
(millions)
Balance, beginning of year
$
505

 
$
497

 
$
497

Charged to costs and expenses
159

 
160

 
147

Payments, net of recoveries
(156
)
 
(152
)
 
(147
)
Balance, end of year
$
508

 
$
505

 
$
497



The non-current portion of workers’ compensation and general liability reserves is included in other liabilities on the Consolidated Balance Sheets. At January 30, 2016 and January 31, 2015, workers’ compensation and general liability reserves included $107 million of liabilities which are covered by deposits and receivables included in current assets on the Consolidated Balance Sheets.