27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094




27th Edition
WARREN + 5 others
ISBN: 9781337272094
Textbook Problem

A retail business, using the accrual method of accounting, owed merchandise creditors (accounts payable) $320,000 at the beginning of the year and $350,000 at the end of the year. How would the $30,000 increase he used to adjust net income in determining the amount of cash flows from operating activities by the indirect method.''

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.

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.

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

To Determine: The cash flows from operating activities.


In indirect method, the increase in accounts payable ($30,000) must be added to net income from operation...

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