The income statement disclosed the following items for year:
Depreciation expense$44,600Gain on disposal of equipment26,040Net income304,400
The changes in the current asset and liability accounts for the year are as follows:
(Decrease)Accounts receivable$6,950Inventory(3,960) Prepaid insurance(1,480)Accounts payable(4,710)Income taxes payable1,480Dividends payable1,040
a. Prepare the Cash Flows from Operating Activities section of the , using the indirect method. Use the minus sign to indicate cash out flows, cash payments, decreases in cash, or any negative adjustments.
Statement of Cash Flows (partial)For the year ended xxxCash flows from operating activities:Net income
$Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash flow from operating activities:Depreciation
Gain on disposal of equipment
Changes in current operating assets and liabilities:Increase in accounts receivable
Decrease in inventory
Decrease in prepaid insurance
Decrease in accounts payable
Increase in income taxes payable
Net cash flow from operating activities$
b. Why is net cash flows from operating activities different than net income?
Cash flows from operating activities is based on cash basis
of accounting, whereas net income is computed using accrual basis
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