P 21–14 – Surmise Company – Statement of cash flows; indirect method; limited information
The comparative balance sheets for 2011 and 2010 are given below for Surmise Company. Net income for 2011 was $50 million.
Prepare the statement of cash flows of Surmise Company for the year ended December 31, 2011. Use the indirect method to present cash flows from operating activities because you do not have sufficient information to use the direct method. You will need to make reasonable assumptions concerning the reasons for changes in some account balances. A spreadsheet or T-account analysis will be helpful.