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Statement of cash flows

For each event listed below, select the appropriate category which describes the effect of the event on the statement of cash flows

a) Cash provided/ used by operating activities
b) cash provided/ used by investing activities
c) cash provided/ used by financing activities
d) not a cash flow

1) Payment on long term debt
2) Issuance of bonds at the premium
3) Collection of accounts receivable
4) Cash dividends declared
5) Issuance of stock at acquire land
6) Sale of available- for -sale securities ( long term)
7) Payment of employees wages
8) Issuance of common stock for cash
9) Payment of income tax
10) purchase of equipment
11) Purchase of treasury stock(common)
12) Sale of real estate held as long term investment

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The rule:

Investing: buy/sell long term asset or buy/sell securities
Financing: get/repay debt, transaction with owners
Operating: all else! transactions with customers, vendors, employee, government

Non-cash: disclose only

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b. Purchase of land and building
c. Redemption of bonds
d. Sale of equipment
e. Depreciation of machinery
f. Amortization of patent
g. Issuance of bonds for plant assets
h. Payment of cash dividends
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j. Purchase of treasury stock
k. Loss on sale of equipment
l. Increase in accounts receivable during the year
m. Decrease in accounts payable during the year

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