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Textbook Problem

Adjustments to net income—indirect method

Ripley Corporation’s accumulated depreciation—furniture account increased by $11,575, while $2,500 of patent amortization was recognized between balance sheet dates. There were no purchases or sales of depreciable or intangible assets during the year. In addition, the income statement showed a loss of $3,400 from the sale of land. Reconcile a net income of $224,500 to net cash flow from operating activities.

To determine

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.

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: These are the cash produced by the normal business operations.

The below table shows the way of calculation of cash flows 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

Table (1)

To Compute: Net cash flows from operating activities under indirect method.

Explanation

R Corporation’s 
Statement of Cash Flows - Indirect Method (Partial)
Details Amount ($) Amount ($)
Cash flows from operating activities:
Net income 224,500
Adjustments to reconc...

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