Cannon Company has the following information for the year ending December 31, 2015.

  • Long-term debt of $18,000 was issued for cash.
  • Cash paid for labor during 2015 amounted to $489,500.
  • During the year, Cannon experienced a pension outflow of $14,000.
  • Dividends of $34,000 were received.
  • Cannon’s cash balance at the beginning of 2015 was $975,000; at the end of 2015 the cash balance was $839,500.
  • The company made an investment of $310,000 in an affiliate company.
  • A lease payment of $110,000 was made on November 1, 2015. There is no asset recorded in connection with the lease.
  • During the year, Cannon collected $780,000 cash from customers.
  • Cash paid for income taxes amounted to $56,000 for all of 2015.
  • During 2015, Cannon discontinued its consumer electronics division. The business was sold resulting in a $12,000 net cash inflow. 
  1. Prepare Cannon Company’s statement of cash flows for the year ending December 31, 2015 using the indirect method.
  2. Explain how the indirect statement of cash flows that you prepared would differ under IFRS rules. Assume this is a nonfinancial entity.

Part B (30 points)

The following Income Statement and Operating Cash Flow information pertain to Receivership Inc.’s operations for the year ended December 31, 2014. Prepare the net cash flow from operating activities section of the cash flow statement using the direct method.

Income statement for the year ended December 31, 2014



-Rent expenses-152

-Wages expenses-136

-Insurance expenses-53

-Other SG&A (includes depreciation expenses)-198

-Interest expenses-30

Gain on sale of asset(5)


Income before tax177


Net income115

Cash flow provided by operating activities (indirect method), for the year ended December 31, 2014

Net income115


Gain on sale of asset(5)


Increases/decreases in A/R26


Prepaid rent13


Wages payable(20)

Tax payable5

Interest payable(2)

Advances from customers(3)

Other accrued SG&A5


Net cash provided by operating activities159

Part C (40 points)

The following information and financial statements excerpts pertain to Liquidity Inc.

a.All short term investments (securities available for sale) were purchased on 12/31/14 and sold during 2015.

b.The company entered a lease agreement on 12/31/15.

c.Fixed assets with a net book value of $15 were sold during the year.

d.The company repaid the current portion of long-term debt during the year.

e.Dividend was declared and partially paid.




Short term investments950

Accounts receivable4585


Prepaid general expenses1115

Fixed assets under capital lease, net050

Fixed assets, net165228


Liabilities and stockowners’ equity

Accounts payable3848

Wages payable126

Tax payable35

Dividend payable04

Current portion of long term debt1012

Obligations under capital leases050

Long term debt183180

Common stock150163

Retained earnings2630



Revenues, net426

Cost of goods sold310

Gross margin116

General expenses30

Wages expenses42

Depreciation expense24

Interest expense11

Loss on sale of fixed assets3

Gain on sale of securities available for sale–12

Tax expenses8


Net income10

1.Prepare the statement of cash flows for the year 2015 using the direct method.

2.Reconcile net income and net cash flows from operating activities for the year 2015.