|6 Months Ended|
Jun. 30, 2019
|Income Tax Disclosure [Abstract]|
During the three months ended June 30, 2019, the Company recorded an income tax expense of $1.4 million, resulting in an effective tax rate of (30.0)%. During the three months ended June 30, 2018, the Company recorded an income tax benefit of $2.6 million, resulting in an effective tax rate of 18.7%.
During the six months ended June 30, 2019 and 2018, the Company recorded an income tax benefit of $0.2 million and $3.3 million, respectively, resulting in an effective tax rate of 1.7% and 20.3%, respectively.
The effective tax rate for 2019 is impacted by the gain on the sale of the Company’s Dart Holding Company Ltd. (“Dart”) joint venture. The Company recorded pre-tax losses for the three months ended June 30, 2019, but, due to the sale of Dart, the Company recorded an income tax expense for the period.
During the six months ended June 30, 2019 and 2018, there were no new uncertain tax positions identified. The Company’s 2015 federal income tax return is currently under examination by the Internal Revenue Service.
Amounts accrued for interest and penalties associated with unrecognized income tax benefits are included in other expense on the condensed consolidated statements of operations. As of June 30, 2019 and December 31, 2018, the gross amount of liability for accrued interest and penalties related to unrecognized tax benefits was $0.1 million.
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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