Cash Flow Statement Practical Problems and Solutions
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Problem No. 1
From the summarized cash book of Zenith Ltd. calculate net cash flow from operating activities.
Summarized Cash Book
|To Balance b/d||150,000||By Repayment of bank loan||450,000|
|To Sale of Machinery||1,350,000||By Purchase of Machinery||1,200,000|
|To Receipts from debtors||9,000,000||By Payment to creditors||7,800,000|
|To Issue of shares||3,000,000||By Dividends||300,000|
|By Wages and Salaries||600,000|
|By Rent, rates and tax||300,000|
|By Income tax||150,000|
|By Balance c/d||2,700,000|
Calculate of Net Cash Flow from Operating Activities ( Direct Method)
|Cash received from debtors||9,000,000|
|Other cash receipts||–|
|Less: Cash paid to creditors||7,800,000|
|Cash paid to employees (wages and salaries)||600,000|
|Other cash expenses (rent, rates and tax)||300,000||8,700,000|
|Cash generated from operation||300,000|
|Less: Income tax paid||150,000|
|Net Cash flow from operating activities||150,000|
From the following profit and loss account of Samarth Ltd. calculate net cash flows from operating activities.
|To Depreciation||40,800||By Gross Profit||394,400|
|To Rent||72,000||By Profit on sale of building||53,600|
|To administrative expenses||48,000||By Profit on sale of furniture||50,400|
|To Salaries||64,000||By Income Tax Refund||18,400|
|To Loss on sale of plant||12,800|
|To provision for bad debts||64,000|
|To Goodwill written off||34,400|
|To Loss on sale of machinery||19,600|
|To Provision for tax||24,000|
|To proposed Dividend||48,000|
|To Net Profit||89,200|
Calculation of Net Cash Flow from Operating Activities
Problem No. 3
From the following information extracted from the book of Max Ltd. for the year 2019-20, calculate net cash flow from investing activities.
- Depreciation charged o furniture during the year was $10,000
- Depreciation on machinery charged during the year was $25,000
- Machinery, the book value of which was $80,000 sold for $75,000
- Land was sold at a profit of $90,000
Note: $190,000 indicates cash outflows are more than inflows.
Problem No. 4
The following information is submitted to you by Hema Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. Calculate net cash flow from investing activities.
Information relating to assets sold during the year 2020.
- Furniture costing $100,000 (accumulated depreciation $20,000) was sold for $70,000.
- Machinery costing $100,000 (accumulated depreciation $30,000) was sold for $80,000.
Calculation of Net Cash flow from Investing Activities
Note: Cash outflows are more than cash inflows ($410,000).
Accumulated Depreciation Account (Furniture)
Accumulated Depreciation (Machinery)
Problem No. 5
From the following information by Tarapoore Ltd, calculate net cash flows from financing activities for the year 2019-20.
Note: Interest on debentures paid during the year was $30,000 and on bank loan $40,000.
Calculation of Net Cash Flows from Financing Activities
Problem No. 6
Base Ltd provides the following information to you. Calculate net cash flows from financing activities for the year 2019-20.
- The company has issued 5,000 bonus shares during 2019-20 to the shareholders at the face value.
- Interest on debentures paid, in total, during the year was $60,000.
- Interest on bank loan paid during the year $25,000.
- Dividend paid during the year was $120,000.
Cash Flows from Financing Activities