# Cash flows from operating activitiesâ€”indirect method The income statement disclosed the following items for the year: Depreciation expense \$ 65,000 Gain on disposal of equipment 27,500 Net income 620,000 Statement of Cash Flows The changes in the current asset and liability accounts for the year are as follows: Increase (Decrease) Accounts receivable \$11,200 Inventory (6,350) Prepaid insurance (1,200) Accounts payable (4,200) income taxes payable 1,650 Dividends payable 2,500 a. Prepare the Cash flows from operating activities section of the statement of cash flows, using the indirect method. b. Briefly explain why net cash flows from operating activities is different from net income.

### Accounting

27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337272094

### Accounting

27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781337272094

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Chapter 16, Problem 16.7EX
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## Cash flows from operating activities—indirect methodThe income statement disclosed the following items for the year: Depreciation expense \$ 65,000 Gain on disposal of equipment 27,500 Net income 620,000 Statement of Cash FlowsThe changes in the current asset and liability accounts for the year are as follows:   Increase (Decrease) Accounts receivable \$11,200 Inventory (6,350) Prepaid insurance (1,200) Accounts payable (4,200) income taxes payable 1,650 Dividends payable 2,500 a. Prepare the Cash flows from operating activities section of the statement of cash flows, using the indirect method.b. Briefly explain why net cash flows from operating activities is different from net income.

Expert Solution

a.

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 Prepare: The cash flows from operating activities sections of the statement of cash flows using indirect method.

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Dividends payable is a financing activity and it will not come u...

Expert Solution

b.

To determine

To Explain: Why net cash flow from operating activities is different from net income.

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