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Statement of Cash Flows

by: Riley Lassiter

Statement of Cash Flows ACCT 2013

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Covers the methods and information needed to complete a Statement of Cash Flows.
Principles of Accounting II
Mrs. Laura Griffin
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Statement of Cash Flows, Chapter 16, Accounting 2, Statements
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Date Created: 02/03/16
Chapter 16: Statement of Cash Flows  What is the Statement of Cash Flows? o Statement of Cash Flows  Reports on a business’s cash receipts and cash payments for a specific  period.  Reports on the cash flows.  Cash receipts and cash payments  Reports why cash increased or decreased  Covers a span of time and is dated “Year Ending Month Day, Year” o Purpose of the Statement of Cash Flows  Predict future cash flows  Evaluate management  Predict ability to pay debts and dividends. o Classification of Cash Flows  Operating Activities  Activities that create revenue or expense in the entity’s business; a  section of the statement of cash flows.  Day­to­day operations  Includes cash receipts for interest, dividend income, and cash  payments for interest and income tax expense.  Investing Activities  Activities that increase or decrease long­term assets; a section of  the statement of cash flows  Includes the loaning (cash outflow) and collecting (cash inflow) of  long­term notes receivable.  Financing Activities  Activities that increase or decrease long­term liabilities and equity; a section of the statement of cash flows.  Issuing stock, paying dividends, and buying and selling treasury  stock.  Notes payable, bonds payable, and mortgages payable.  Non­cash Investing and Financing Activities  Investing and financing activities that do not involve cash  Equipment in return for a notes payable o Two Formats for Operating activities  Indirect Method  A format of the operating activities section of the statement of cash flows; starts with net income and reconciles to net cash provided  by operating activities.  Direct Method  A format of the operating activities section of the statement of cash flows; lists the operating cash receipts and cash payments.  How is the Statement of Cash Flows Prepared Using the Indirect Method? o 1. Use net income to and adjust for increases or decreases in current assets and  current liabilities. Adjust for gains or losses from long­term assets and non­cash  expenses. o 2. Review the long­term assets section of the balance sheet. o 3. Review the long­term liabilities and equity sections of the balance sheet. o 4. Compute the net increase or decrease in cash during the year. o 5. Prepare a separate schedule reporting any non­cash investing and financing  activities. o Cash flows from operating activities  Accrued expenses decrease net income, but the company has not paid cash if the expenses are accrued.  Adjustments to net income credited “Adjustments to Reconcile Net  Income to Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities”  Depreciation, depletion, and amortization expenses.  Added back to net income to reconcile net income to net cash flow  from operating activities.  Gains and losses on the Disposal of Long­term assets.  Gains increase net income, so subtracted from operating activities  Losses decrease net income, so added  Changes in current assets and current liabilities  An increase in a current asset other than cash causes a decrease in  cash  A decrease in a current asset other than cash causes an increase in  cash.  An increase in a current liability causes an increase in cash.  A decrease in a current liability causes a decrease in cash.  Evaluating Cash flows from operating activities  Starts with accrual basis net income followed by adjustments to  determine the cash basis o Cash Flows from Investing Activities  Evaluate T Accounts  Determine amount of cash received for disposal of plant assets. o Cash Flows from Financing Activities  Long­term liabilities  Listed first  Common stock and treasury stock  Recorded next  Computing dividend payments  Lastly o Net change in cash and cash balances  Net increase or decrease in cash is computed  Beginning cash balance  Ending cash balance o Non­cash Investing and Financing Activities  Separate  How do we use free cash flow to evaluate business performance? o Free Cash Flow  The amount of cash available from operating activities after paying for  planned investments in long­term assets and after paying dividends to  shareholders.  Net cash provided by operating activities­cash payments planned for  investments in long­term assets­cash dividends.  How the Statement of Cash Flows is prepared using the direct method? o Financial accounting standards board (FASB) prefers the direct method. o Cash flows from operating activities  Cash­basis income statement  Cash collections from customers  Sales revenue  Payments for interest expense and income tax expense  Reported separately from other expenses  Non­cash expenses and gains or losses on disposal of long­term assets are  reported on the income statement but are not included in the operating  activities when using the direct method. Company’s Name Statement of Cash Flows For Year Ending Month Day, Year Operating Activities: Net Income Adjustments to Reconcile Net Income to Cash Provided by (used) in Operations: + Depreciation Expense +Amortization Expense/Depletion Expense ­Gains/+Losses Changes in Current Assets and Current Liabilites (   CA ­ /    CA +)         (    CL+ /     CL­) Net Cash Flows Provided (used) by Operations Investing Activities: ­Cash Paid +Cash Received Net Cash Flows Provided (used) by Investing Activities Financing Activities: ­Cash Paid +Cash Received Net Cash Flows Provided (used) by Financing Activities Net Increase (Decrease) in Cash (*Combine the 3 Net Cash Flows*) Beginning Cash Flow Ending Cash Flow Non­Cash Investing and Financing Activities (Things that will affect future cash flows)


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