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Financial & Managerial Accounting

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285866307

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Carl Warren + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285866307
Chapter 14, Problem 2DQ
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What are the major advantages of the indirect method of reporting cash flows from operating activities?

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Statement of cash flows: It is one of the financial statement that shows the cash and cash equivalents of a company for a particular period. It determines the net changes in cash through reporting the sources and uses of cash due to the operating, investing, and financing activities of a company.

Cash flows from operating activities: These are the cash produced by the normal business operations.

Indirect method: Under this method, the following amounts are to be adjusted from the Net Incometo calculate the net cash provided from operating activities.

Cash flows from operating activities (Indirect method)
 
Add: Decrease in current assets
         Increase in current liability
         Depreciation expense and amortization expense
         Loss on sale of plant assets
 
Deduct: Increase in current assets
              Decrease in current liabilities
              Gain on sale of plant assets
Net cash provided from or used by operating activities

The below table shows the way of calculation of cash flows from operating activities:

To Determine: The major advantage of the indirect method of reporting cash flows from operating activities.

Explanation of Solution

Advantages:

  • This method provides proper reconciliation of net income to net cash provided by operating activities.
  • The data’s used in indirect meth...

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