AC221 Libby & Short Ch. 13~Solutions~

AC221 Libby & Short Ch. 13~Solutions~ - Chapter 13...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 13 - Statement of Cash Flows Chapter 13 Statement of Cash Flows ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS 1. The income statement reports revenues earned and expenses incurred during a period of time. It is prepared on an accrual basis. The balance sheet reports the assets, liabilities, and equity of a business at a point in time. The statement of cash flows reports cash receipts and cash payments of a business, from three broad categories of business activities: operating, investing, and financing. 2. The statement of cash flows reports cash receipts and cash payments from three broad categories of business activities: operating, investing, and financing. While the income statement reports operating activities, it reports them on the accrual basis: revenues when earned, and expenses when incurred, regardless of the timing of the cash received or paid. The statement of cash flows reports the cash flows arising from operating activities. The balance sheet reports assets, liabilities, and equity at a point in time. The statement of cash flows and related schedules indirectly report changes in the balance sheet by reporting operating, investing, and financing activities during a period of time, which caused changes in the balance sheet from one period to the next. In this way, the statement of cash flows reports information to link together the financial statements from one period to the next, by explaining the changes in cash and other balance sheet accounts, while summarizing the information into operating, investing, and financing activities. 3. Cash equivalents are short-term, highly liquid investments that are purchased within three months of the maturity date. The statement of cash flows does not separately report the details of purchases and sales of cash equivalents because these transactions affect only the composition of total cash and cash equivalents. The statement of cash flows reports the change in total cash and cash equivalents from one period to the next. 4. The major categories of business activities reported on the statement of cash flows are operating, investing, and financing activities. Operating activities of a business arise from the production and sale of goods and/or services. Investing activities arise from acquiring and disposing of property, plant, and equipment and investments. Financing activities arise from transactions with investors and creditors. 13-1 Chapter 13 - Statement of Cash Flows 5. Cash inflows from operating activities include cash sales, collections on accounts, and notes receivable arising from sales, dividends on investments, and interest on loans to others and investments. Cash outflows from operating activities include payments to suppliers and employees, and payments for operating expenses, taxes, and interest....
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course AC 221 taught by Professor Albuquerque during the Fall '08 term at BU.

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AC221 Libby & Short Ch. 13~Solutions~ - Chapter 13...

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