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    3. Information concerning the debt of Emig Company is as follows:
    Short-term borrowings:
    Balance at December 31, 2007 $525,000
    Proceeds from borrowings in 2008 325,000
    Payments made in 2008 (450,000)
    Balance at December 31, 2008 $400,000
    Current portion of long-term debt:
    Balance at December 31, 2007 $1,625,000
    Transfers from caption "Long-Term Debt" 500,000
    Payments made in 2008 (1,225,000)
    Balance at December 31, 2008 $ 900,000
    Long-term debt:
    Balance at December 31, 2007 $9,000,000
    Proceeds from borrowings in 2008 2,250,000
    Transfers to caption "Current Portion of Long-Term Debt" (500,000)
    Payments made in 2008 (1,500,000)
    Balance at December 31, 2008 $9,250,000

    In preparing a statement of cash flows for the year ended December 31, 2008, for Emig Company, cash flows from financing activities would reflect
    Inflow Outflow
    a. $2,000,000 $2,000,000
    b. $2,250,000 $2,250,000
    c. $2,650,000 $2,575,000
    d. $2,575,000 $3,175,000

    4. In considering interim financial reporting, how did the Accounting Principles Board conclude that such reporting should be viewed?
    a. As a "special" type of reporting that need not follow generally accepted accounting principles.
    b. As useful only if activity is evenly spread throughout the year so that estimates are unnecessary.
    c. As reporting for a basic accounting period.
    d. As reporting for an integral part of an annual period.

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    Answer 1: (D)
    Inflows would be : 325,000 + 2,250,000 = 2,575,000
    The 500,000 will not be added anywhere because that is just a transfer from long term debt to short term debt
    Outflows would be: 450,000 + 1,225,000 + 1,500,000 = 3,175,000

    Answer 2: (D)
    Generally speaking, there are two conceptually different views of the association regarding interim accounting reports and the annual report. Those who share the discrete view, believe ...

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